Lot 193 of 377:
32 issues of The New Mirror & The Mirror Library  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The New Mirror [&] The Mirror Library

Author:
Morris, George Pope And N. P. Willis.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Morris & Willis

Date:
1843-44

Description:

32 issues (all published) bound in one volume, thick 8vo, contemporary black quarter morocco, green cloth sides, gilt decorated and lettered spine.  First Edition.

A complete run of the Knickerbocker literary periodical founded by Morris and Willis in 1843 to promote their own writings, with a sprinkling of other American authors and reprints of English authors.  There are numerous first appearances of Willis’ work, as noted in BAL, including a greatly expanded version of Pencillings by the Way. This set was bound from original issues and does not have the half-title and vignette title page present in copies issued bound in one volume by Morris and Willis in 1844 and after.


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Condition:
Edges rubbed; some foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
300075
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