Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1857. Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff tan printed wrappers. 16pp ads, iv, pp. 293-584pp. Very good. Mild wear and age toning to outer wrappers (only). Item #35751
Tight and attractive issue of the first literary magazine in the United States, founded in Boston in 1815 by journalist/publisher Nathan Hale. Contents include "Charlotte Bronte and the Bronte Novels," "The Dred Scott Case" by Benjamin C. Howard, reviews of new books by Elizabeth Barrett Browning and many others. Entire text block is bright and lovely. Ownership signature at top of front wrapper of prominent Syracuse, New York attorney B.D. Noxen, presidential elector for William Henry Harrison in 1841.