The Cornhill Magazine. Vol. I January to June, 1860
(Literature - History - Exploration - 19th Century - Periodical)

London, England: Smith, Elder and Co., 1860. F vi + 760 pages; including black and white illustrated plates and other illustrations in the text and a folding chart showing the tracks of the yacht "Fox" despatched by Lady Franklin under the command of Capt. McClintock, R.N. in search of H.M. Ships Erebus & Terror 1857 to 1859, which accompanies a lengthy article concerning the search for Sir John Franklin (from the private journal of an officer of the "Fox"); literary contributions include the first appearance in print of the Emily Jane Bronte poem "The Outcast Mother"; also The Last Sketch - Emma (a fragment of a story by Charlotte Bronte); the first 18 chapters of the serialized Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope; The Chinese and the Outer Barbarians; Studies in Animal Life; Invasion Panics; William Hogarth: Painter, Engraver, and Philosopher; Life among the Lighthouses; and other literary, historical, critical pieces; previous owner name on front endpaper; approx. 6" x 8 3/4" size; bound in marbled paper covered boards, brown leather spine and corners, gilt spine titles and ornamentation; spine leather covering cracked, block sewn securely; contents with the occasional foxing or discoloration; a couple of the plates are bound at pages other than those listed in the contents; generally, very clean and in good condition. Good (Item ID: 24239)

$65.00

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