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The United States Catholic Miscellany, 1825  

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The United States Catholic Miscellany, 1825

England, John, editor

Charleston, S. C

Gray and Ellis



Weekly issues bound in 2 volumes. Includes January - December, 1825. [iv], 411; [4], 412 pp. Printed in double columns. (8vo) 21.5x13 cm (8½x5"), half period calf and marbled boards, gilt ruled spines.

The United States Catholic Miscellany was the first Catholic newspaper in the United States, published weekly. It still exists as The Catholic Miscellany, and is the official newspaper of the Roman Catholic diocese of Charleston. It was founded by Bishop John England, the first Bishop of Charleston in 1822. With early ownership signature, dated 1925. Very scarce.

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Good amount of wear and rubbing to calf and boards; one volume with boards loose, but holding; other volume with boards detached but present, some chipping to spine strips; a few blanks leaves loose at front and rear, one detached and laid in; interiors otherwise sound, with some toning and scattered foxing; good.

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