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The Quarterly Review

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1818-1846 - London - John Murray

8.5" by 5.5", 554; 584; xxiv, 514; 578; 576; 602; 592; 547; 588; 573; 581; 584; 610; 632; 595; 540; 556; 539; 595; 601; 599; 550; 579; 583; 616; 580pp

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 

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Twenty-six volumes of the literary and political periodical, the Quarterly Review.

Comprising: volumes 18 (October 1817 and May 1818) to 23 (May and July 1820), 56 (April and July 1836) to 58 (February and April 1837), 62 (June and October 1838) to 78 (June and September 1846).

The Quarterly Review was a literary and political periodical founded in March 1809 by the well known London publishing house John Murray. It ceased publication in 1967. Initially, the Quarterly was set up primarily to counter the influence on public opinion of the Edinburgh Review. Its first editor, William Gifford, was appointed by George Canning, at the time Foreign Secretary, later Prime Minister. Under its third editor, John Gibson Lockhart, the Quarterly became less consistent in its political philosophy. While Croker continued to represent the Canningites and Peelites, the party's liberal wing, it also found a place for the more extremely conservative views of Lords Eldon and Wellington.

Edited by John Taylor Coleridge and John Gibson Lockheart.

CONDITION

In half calf binding. Externally, sound with wear to extremities, particularly to head and tail of spines. Bumping to some volumes. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright with some foxing and marks, mostly to endpapers, though some volumes remain clean. Mould to some endpapers.

Overall: VERY GOOD


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