Parley's Magazine for Children and Youth, Part VI, June 1834 - August 1834. Peter Parley.
Parley's Magazine for Children and Youth, Part VI, June 1834 - August 1834.

Parley's Magazine for Children and Youth, Part VI, June 1834 - August 1834.

Boston: Samuel Colman, 1834. Hardcover. Weekly issues bound in one volume. With woodcut illustrations throughout the text, illustrating the charming little things children might be intrigued by, loosely grouped in different categories. Australian content includes 'A South Pacific Vessel' p15; 'The Lyre Bird of New Holland', p27. A marvelous illustration and description of monkeys gathering tea, p93, also includes a story on Major General Israel Putnam of Revolutionary War renown, and his battle with wolves at his Connecticut farm, with an illustration entitled 'Putnam and the Wolf - An Old Story in a New Dress' at p21-22; the art of glass blowing pp 70; articles on China and a wood block of a junk, and letter about a China shop. Original green decorative paper wraps, with title in white. Covers rubbed and text marked with damp, esp at lower third of front and back covers. Otherwise very good condition. Item #14287

Price: $125.00

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