Leigh Hunt's London Journal.

HUNT, Leigh.

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Place Published: London
Date Published: 1934

Description: Vol. I, Nos. 1-73. April 2, 1834-August 22, 1835. + lxxii pp. supplement and monthly supplement dated June 30, 1835. folio, orig. cloth; (spine worn and repaired, scattered light foxing). (London: Sparrow), 1834-1835. Good.

Comments: "His (Hunt's) next venture, one of the best-known of his periodicals, was `Leigh Hunt's London Journal' begun in 1834. ... it was a miscellany of essays, sketches, criticisms, striking passages from books...and romantic short stories of real life." DNB X, p. 271. The London Journal ceased publication in December 26, 1835.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 130521


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