The Youth's Companion, Vols. XXVII and XXVIII, 1853-1854.
Boston: Nathaniel Willis. Folio. 208/208 pp. Vol. XXVII, pp. 1-2 chipped 4" at fore-edge (slight loss of text), pp. 47-8 torn 8" at bottom of spine (no loss of text). Foxing, creasing throughout. 3" woodcuts at beginning of each issue. Serial fiction, history, moral, temperance and nursery tales, poetry (William Cullen Bryant, Mrs. Sigourney, others), series "Sketches of the Signers of the Declaration of American Independence," morbid "obituary" notices of pious fictional children. Fair Half-Leather (Item ID: 15051)