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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Volumes CXXV and CXXVI

January - June and July - December 1879

Various authors

1879 - Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons

9" by 5.5", 780, 782pp

 

 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 

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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine covering every month of the year 1879.

First edition thus.

Complete in two volumes.

Blackwood's Magazine was a British magazine and miscellany printed between 1817 and 1980. It was founded by the publisher William Blackwood and was originally called the Edinburgh Monthly Magazine. The first number appeared in April 1817 under the editorship of Thomas Pringle and James Cleghorn. The journal was unsuccessful and Blackwood fired Pringle and Cleghorn and relaunched the journal as Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine under his own editorship. The journal eventually adopted the shorter name and from the relaunch often referred to itself as Maga.

The title pages bear the image of George Buchanan, 16th century Scottish historian.

With previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns of one Graham Menzies, and inscriptions to front free endpapers dated 1931.

CONDITION

In half morocco bindings. Externally, rather worn. All but one board are held by cords only. Lifting to backstrip of one volume. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean. Closed tears have been carefully repaired to title and final few pages of one volume.

Overall: GOOD ONLY


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