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Chambers' Edinburgh Journal

By William Chambers and Robert Chambers

1836-44 - London - Orr and Smith

3.5" by 9.5"; 416pp; 416pp; 416pp; 416pp; 416pp; 416pp; 415pp


 

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Seven volumes of Chambers' Edinburgh Journal

The Edinburgh Journal also later known as the Journal of Literature Science and Arts was written by Robert and William Chambers. The journal was a weekly 16-page magazine which included topical writings on history, religion, language and science.

Volume IV Numbers CLVII to CCVIII
Volume VII Numbers CCCXIII to CCCLXIV
Volume VIII Numbers CCCLXV to CCCXVI
Volume IX Numbers CCCXVII to CCCCLXVIII
Volume X Numbers CCCCLXIX to CCCCXX
Volume XI Numbers DXXI to DLXXII
Volume XII Numbers DLXXIII to DCXXII

This journal had great success and continued to be published until 1956.

William Chambers was a Scottish publisher and politician. His brother Robert Chambers was his business partner and was a geologist, author and evolutionary thinker.

CONDITION

In uniform half calf bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, rubbed to the paper covered boards. Further patches of rubbing to the extremities and  to the head and tail of spine. Crack to the head and tail of front joint to volume IV. Loss to the head of spine and spine label is lifting. Damp staining from water damage to all volumes. This has lead to the loss of paper to the boards to volume IV, severe loss to the endpapers and title page at corners, not affecting text as well as mould to the first and last few pages at margins. Damp staining has resulted in smaller loss to the marbled paper boards as well as the first and last few page edges to other volumes. There is also slight damage to the first and last few pages at edges and patches of mould. Mould to the index leaf of volume IX has affected the readability to page numbers to around twenty entries. Mould to the rear leaf of volume IX has affected the readability of the text. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned with occasional scattered spots. Overall: GOOD.


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