The London Quarterly Review. Volume LXXXVI & LXXXVII. American Edition: Number CLXXI, CLXXII, CLXXIII, CLXXIV: January, April, July, October 1850

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[2], 315, iv, 312 pages. Gilt titles on maroon label to spine. Leather spine, marbled boards. Front hinge starting. Endpapers, title page, and margins of July foxed, a few internal smudges and dog-ears but generally a clean and tidy interior, with moderate scuffing to exterior. Unobtrusive closed tear to title pages at gutter. A fund of information and commentary including: James Pritchard: Physical History of Mankind, The Natural History of Mankind; Natural History of the Human Species: Typical Forms, Primeval Distribution, Filiations, Migrations by C. Hamilton Smith; Egyptian Researches in reference to Asiatic and African Ethnology & Classification of Languages by C.C.J. Bunsen; C. Lyell's Elements of Geology. Toleration Bill; Clergy Relief Bill; Land Drainage (William Bullock Webster); Recollections of Valentine Lord Concurry; Robert Peel State of the Nation speech; Import Export Free Trade benefits; Italian Affairs; Battle of Magheramayo; Report on Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland; Giacomo Leopardi; Leopold Ranke Memoirs of Brandenburg & History of Prussia; Queens College; George Grote History of Greece; Thomas Urquhart Works; David Urquhart Pillars of Hercules travel writing; Statistics; Diary of a Dutiful Son; Handbook for London by Peter Cunningham; Survey of London by John Stow; The Affair at Dolly's Brae; Constitution of Hungary; M. Guizot on the English Revolution; views on the February 1848 French Revolution; Condorcet; Vision / Sight / Spectacles by Chevallier, Kitchiner, Reynolds, Smee, Cooper; Dr. Johnson and Mr. Hookwell; Mechanism of the Post Office, incl. Charles Dickens' Valentine's Day (not the text), lengthy discussion and detailed observation of workings of British mail and post office activity w/ figures [24 double columned pages], Laplace & Biot; National Workshops; Ancient Agricultural Literature; Austrian Revolution; life of Robert Plumer Ward; Lamartine's Refutation of the Quarterly Review; Ticknor's History of Spanish Literature; Church and Education in Wales; Forms of Salutation (Travel phrase- handbooks, English French dictionary); Gold digging in California and Siberia; Homeric Controversy; Metropolitan Water Supply; Reynault on the Provisional Government; Baillie Cochrane on Young Italy; Last Days of Louis-Philippe. The four issues of 1850 bound in one volume. Contents pages for January and April as well as 4 page Index; neither Contents nor Index sheets for Volume LXXXVII [July & October numbers] were bound in, though title page for both volumes are.

Title: The London Quarterly Review. Volume LXXXVI & LXXXVII. American Edition: Number CLXXI, CLXXII, CLXXIII, CLXXIV: January, April, July, October 1850

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Categories: Political Science, History, Biology,

Publisher: New York, Leonard Scott: 1850

Binding: half leather

Book Condition: Good

Size: large 8vo

Seller ID: Books005854

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