The literary emporium; a compendium of religious, literary, and philosophical knowledge. Vol. I & II. 1845

New York: J.K. Wellman, 1845. 2 volumes in 1, 8vo, pp. 378; 14 steel engraved plates and hand-colored botanical lithographs; contemporary red gilt and blind-tooled cloth, shelf wear, hinge repair; ex-Hill Library with usual markings; early bookseller's description to front pastedown endpaper. The first two (of four) volumes of an 18th century American gift book. Includes an early printing of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven," pp. 376-378. Other featured authors include Washington Irving and John Whittier. Not in BAL, Thompson, or Faxon. Item #37495

Price: $325.00

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