The Message Bird, A Literary and Musical Journal. 11 numbers, including Volume I Number 1. New York, M. T. Brockelbank, publ.
The Message Bird, A Literary and Musical Journal. 11 numbers, including Volume I Number 1.
The Message Bird, A Literary and Musical Journal. 11 numbers, including Volume I Number 1.

The Message Bird, A Literary and Musical Journal. 11 numbers, including Volume I Number 1.

New York: M.T. Brockelbank, 1849 - 1850. Wraps. The first number of this New York literary and musical journal, Volume I Number 1 . through Number 5; 10, 11,12, 13 (December 15 to February 1, 1850), 28 (September 14, 1850) and 31 (November 1, 1850). Includes articles on the newly acquired western lands as a consequence of the late treaty, "nearly three thousand millions of acres of unsettled, arable land" (Vol I No 1, p3). Each issue printed with a collection of song sheets.

Text printed in 3 columns, each issue 16 pp, numbered consecutively. Number 12, (Jan 15, 1850) last page detached but present, split along spine; 4 numbers with loss upper corner only not affecting text & 2 numbers with slight loss lower corner not affecting text; never bound, all edges uncut and untrimmed. OCLC: 13514079. Good condition. Item #25505

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