Brooklyn, N.Y. The Brooklyn Magazine, 1884. Periodical. Leather. Very Good. Item #027300
132 pages; the first six issues of this periodical, bound in one; each issue with advertisements, which are occasionally illustrated. Contents include literature in various forms - stories, poetry, reviews; also history, science, news from Britain, editorial materials, "Individualities" - a column of short anecdotes on various notables of the time and historically. Also with a Society Gossip column, materials on Clubs and Societies, a Brooklyn People column, a Military Department; home interests, humor, drama & music, religious activities, "Woman's Kingdom" column and fashion comments. Many of the contributions from women authors: Margaret E. Sangster, Harriet Lane Studwell, Marion Harland (Mary Virginia Terhune), Maud Prescott, Elizabeth Oakes Smith, Hope Ledyard (Frances McCready Harris) and others. Contemporary poets include John G. Whittier, William Cullen Bryant, George Birdseye, John Quincy Adams; also "Long Island Indian Preachers" article by Rev. S. Irenaeus Prime, D.D.; and a Mark Twain piece, quoting from the 1882 ''Famous Funny Fellows." Printed on good quality, heavy paper stock. Approx. 10" x 12 3/4" size; bound in dark brown textured cloth, blue-black morocco leather corners and spine, simple gilt rules, gilt spine titles. Some edge, tips wear to the covers; endpapers spotty some; one small hole in text with tissue repair, no loss & unobtrusive; overall, contents very clean and in very good condition.