The book-worm September, 1884

New York: John B. Alden, 1884. vol. 1, no. 3 (Irving Library vol. 1, no. 76), 12mo, pp. [2], 53 - 67, [15] (ads); tan printed paper wrappers, small stain on bottom edge, light chipping in back, very good. A small literary serial that served mainly as an advertisement for the publisher's monographs. This issue an excerpt of Prescott's Ferdinand and Isabella followed by excerpts of orders from around the world and lists offering books in a variety of styles and price points. For 25 cents a year, "The Book-Worm will come to you redolent with the odor of books, the choicest products of the wit and eloquence of fifty centuries ... you will be tempted beyond the power of most mortals to resist, and will probably yield - to your cost in many dollars, but to your infinite increase in wealth of knowledge and of pleasure. Item #52170

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