Boston: Littell & Gay, later Littell, Son & Company, 1854. Hardcover. Content on the Franklin Expedition, and the discovery of the remains of Franklin and his party; also, Australia, wine (with engraving of wine cellar), and the first ascent of Mt. Hood, Oregon.
Littell's Living Age was a magazine that comprised sophisticated selections from various British and American magazines and newspapers, a "Reader's Digest" of it's day. It was generally published on a weekly basis for almost a century, from 1844 to 1941. It was also often the first US publication of serialized stories by important mid-19th century authors such as Trollope. 8vo, approximately 800 pp, bound in original pebbled black morocco with brown boards, gilt title & decoration on raised bands. Generally a little rubbed, spine ends worn. Good + overall. Item #20948