The Romance of Nature : Wild Life of the British Isles in Picture and Story, 1937 1st edition 4 volume set. Published by Country Life. Edited By Frances Pitt with a Foreword By The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Onslow.
+++ £30 for the set of four volumes +++
Each volume has 370 plus pages of well written articles by countrymen and naturalists previously published in Country Life Magazine in 1937. All four volumes have lots of full page colour and black & white photo illustrations, also lots of ½ & ¼ plate black & white photo illustrations. No dust jackets. Blue cloth bound boards with impressed gold lettering and decorations in excellent condition with some minor signs of wear. All four volumes are internally in very tight and clean throughout. Inscription on the end paper of vol. 1. Each volume measures 9 ¾ x 8 x 1 ½ inches.
The Penny Magazine published by The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.
+++ £40 for the two volumes together +++
Bound Volumes for 1836 & 1837. Each volume contains a bound copy of every magazine published that year Good condition. Half leather covers in very good condition, some minor signs of age and wear. No internal splits or damage inside to the hinges inside. Some scattered foxing. Very tight and otherwise clean throughout. No loose pages. The Penny Magazine was an illustrated British magazine aimed at the working class, published every Saturday from 31 March 1832 to 31 October 1845. Charles Knight created it for the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge in response to Chambers’ Edinburgh Journal, which started two months earlier.