Boston: 1946. First. hardcover. Volumes 179, 180 & 181. 36 issues, bound in 3 volumes of green buckram. Boston: Atlantic Monthly, January, 1946 - December 1948. very good.
The Atlantic Monthly was created in 1857 as a literary & cultural commentary magazine. It was important for recognizing and publishing new writers. Included in these issues are Carl Sandburg, Lord Dunsany, Robert Frost, Wallace Stegner, Thomas Wolfe, Somerset Maugham, May Sarton and many others. The first 12 issues are bound without wrappers; the others have thei original printed wrappers, and, starting with November 1947, pictorial wrappers.