Half-Hours With the Best Authors. Knight Charles.
Half-Hours With the Best Authors
Half-Hours With the Best Authors
Half-Hours With the Best Authors

Half-Hours With the Best Authors

London: Charles Knight, 1850. First Edition. Hardcover. HALF-HOURS WITH BEST AUTHORS 4 Volumes in 2 Published by Charles Knight, London (1850) Charles Knight, London, 1850. Half Leather. First Edition. 1850-51; Bound ½ green calf, with marble paper to boards, matching marbling to edges and endpapers. Some light wear paper to boards at edges a handsome set of 2 Vols containing all four vols in two bindings. First edition: Engaging periodical compilation of poetry, history, Christian meditations, natural history, art and literary criticism, biography, and fiction, set forth in 52 weekly issues meant to be consumed in half-hour portions, with each weekly number containing seven half-hours. quarterly title-pages are bound in here. Knight, who was devoted to books and to literature from the time he was a small child, was a much-admired printer and publisher, as well as an author, reformer, and would-be educator: Many of his publishing endeavors were aimed at improving and enlightening the working class. Good. Item #142

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