The Virginia Literary Museum and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences & c. Edited at the University of Virginia. Volume 1, no. 1 thru 52. June 17, 1829 - June 9, 1830.

Charlottesville: F. Carr, 1829-1830.

Price: $2,400.00

Hardcover. First edition. Thick octavo. 830pp. Contemporary half black leather and marbled paper boards, four raised bands bordered with gilt rules, title stamped in gilt on spine. Period book binders label of E. Watts, Charlottesville. Early bookplate and ownership signature, rubbed with some wear to front joint and head of spine, modest foxing, very good or better. Frank Luther Mott mentions in his *History of American Magazines*: "One of its most valuable contributions was a list of Americanisms published serially from Dec.16, 1829."

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The Virginia Literary Museum and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences & c. Edited at the University of Virginia. Volume 1, no. 1 thru 52. June 17, 1829 - June 9, 1830.
The Virginia Literary Museum and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences & c. Edited at the University of Virginia. Volume 1, no. 1 thru 52. June 17, 1829 - June 9, 1830.
The Virginia Literary Museum and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences & c. Edited at the University of Virginia. Volume 1, no. 1 thru 52. June 17, 1829 - June 9, 1830.