Illustrated Family Magazine 1846 SDUK 9 periodicals wood engravings rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Periodicals, Magazines, Illustrated Books, 19th Century Books).
The Illustrated Family Magazine for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.
Volumes III and IV published 1846, Boston by Bradbury, Soden and Co.
288, 144 pages. Text in English. Numerous woodcut illustrations throughout, sometimes full page. Gathering monthly issues from Jan. 1846- Sept. 1846 of this illustrated periodical once sold separately.
Scarce early American compilation aimed at public education.
Cloth binding, gilt spine decorations and lettering, embossed and gilt cover decorations.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf, slight splitting to cloth along front joint, gilt remains uncommonly bright with nice age patina. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 6" W.