New York: The Independent, 1889. Hardcover. G+ contents (Ex-lib., bookplate inside front covers, usual markings; overall very clean; covers detached but present; missing Vol. I spine; Vol. II spine brittle and missing 1-inch piece at head. FEP on Vol. II detaching.). Bw speckled paper over boards; brown 3/4 leather; spines with 5 raised banks and gilt lettering; speckled paged edges; [2,000] Illustrated in bw, mainly with advertisements. A year's worth of issues, bound together in two volumes, with index. (Oversize and heavy - 20 pounds - and will require extra postage.). All issues of The Independent, a weekly magazine, for 1889. The magazine had a religious bent and included articles on biblical research, a ministerial register, religious intelligence, missions, and more but also included articles about farming, gardening, science, literature, music, art, general news, communications, etc. With many advertisements for all kinds of insurance, financial, and other needs. An excellent reference for social, cultural, and religious customs, events, perspectives and history of the era. Text block perfect for being rebound.
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