Putnam's Monthly Magazine of American Literature, Science, and Art Vol. II; July to December 1853.

Putnam's Monthly Magazine of American Literature, Science, and Art Vol. II; July to December 1853.

New York: G.P. Putnam and Son, 1853. half leather. 690 pp., 8vo. Half-leather marbled hardcover. Vol. II only. Contains first appearance of story "Bartleby the Scrivener, A Story of Wall Street" by Herman Melville. Red-half-leather binding w/ marbled boards; slight board exposure to corners, bottom edge & rear board. 4 raised bands w/ gilt to spine; moderate rubbing to boards. Light rubbing to corners and spine ends. Rubbing to covers. Binding tight. Gilt lettering on spine. Slight foxing & light pencil marginalia scattered to mostly clean textblock interior. Pgs 361-376 not toned; possible facsimile leaves. "Cape Neddick publ;ic library - #111 from A. Peters" handwritten in pen on fpd. Illustrated w/ b&w engravings. Very Good. Item #107807

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