Atkinson's Casket, or Gems of Literature, Wit and Sentiment. Nos. 1-6. January-June 1833

Philadelphia: Samuel C. Atkinson, 1833. hardcover. One colored women's fashion plate, engraved b/w plates. 288pp. 8vo, contemporary 3/4 calf, leather label, spine and edges of corners worn, blank pages in front and back creased, text lightly creased throughout in middle of pages, some pages of text browned, scattered light foxing, including margins of plates. Philadelphia: Samuel C. Atkinson, 1833. good.

The publisher, Samuel Atkinson, founded the Saturday Evening Post in 1821. In 1826, he began publishing the Casket, which achieved a very large circulation.

Price: $175.00

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