Yale Literary magazine 1855 literature poetry antiquarian leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Yale Literary Magazine, Poetry, Literature, Student Publications, Yale College).
The Yale Literary Magazine: Conducted by the Students of Yale College.
Volume 20 published 1855, New Haven by Thomas H. Pease.
364 pages + Poem by Lyman Brewster and Valedictorian Oration by Adophe Bailey from June 13, 1855 & 16 pages + Oration 43 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait plus numerous full page engraved portraits throughout, all protected by original tissue guards.
Contains 10 monthly issues from Oct. 1854- Aug. 1855.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, embossed compartment decorations, marbled covers and end papers. Some rubbing to covers. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
Scarce compilation of monthly periodicals.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 7/8" H x 6" W.