- Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers, 1844-1854.
- contemporary quarter leather, marbled paper-covered boards, title, volume, and ornamentation gilt-stamped on spine
- variously paginated
Price: $450.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 108931
(Union List of Serials 2, 975; New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature 3, 1813). New Series began publication in 1844. Topics included essays, poetry, tales, biographical sketches, "instruction and entertainment," and anecdotes. A weekly 16 page magazine, first series commenced publication in 1832. Jointly edited by brothers William and Robert Chambers. Biographies of the Chambers brothers in DNB, IV, 23 and 27. Continued as Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science, and Arts in 1854. Each volume includes index of articles, arranged alphabetically by subject. Previous owner's name, H. N. Johnson, inscribed on front free endpaper in each volume. Water damage to edges, back free endpapers, and board of Volume I only.