Lot 56 of 175:
Scarce Volume 5 of The Free Enquirer  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Free Enquirer. Vol. 5, #1 - 52
Author:
Robinson, H. D., editor
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Date:
1832-33
Description:

412 pages. edited. by H. D. Robinson but heavily influenced by Robert Dale Owen (with several contributions). 4to, half leather over marbled paper.

Fairly scarce, first printed at New Harmony then moved to New York under editorship of H. D. Robinson as published by Benjamin Day (credited by some as starting the first newspaper to gain supportive revenue from advertisements). No copies of any year on line. 

Donated by Jim Presgraves, Wytheville, VA.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Last 80 pages have an acid burn in text, 2 x 4" and last 120 pages have same flaw at upper for edge (2" high by .25", affecting last ten issues) and leaving large holes in rear cover; front cover and spine detached
 
Item number:
244062
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