Atlantic Monthly 1864 Thoreau Emerson Longfellow Civil War American politicalBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Atlantic Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, Art, and Politics. Volume X.
Published 1864, Boston by Ticknor & Fields.
788 pages. Text in English. Contains July 1864- Dec. 1864, so six complete issues (no ads or covers as typical for publisher bound leather copies.
With several contributions by Thoreau, including a review of his book "The Maine Woods". Also includes Emerson, Hawthorne & Stowe Longfellow contributions that preceed their appearance in book form, plus Marsh's "Man and Nature."
Period 1/2 leather binding, slightly raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 6 1/4" W.