Lot 188: 1850 1851 Australian Magazine

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December 10, 2016
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Description: The Illustrated Australian Magazine Vols 1 and 2 . Volume 1 number 1 July 1850 to Volume 2 number 12 June 1851. Bound in 2 contemporary and worn half leather volumes. Published in Melbourne by Ham Brothers. Its a bit grubby but its also very rare. Numerous fold out maps and lithographs. Most of the lithographs are scenes of Melbourne and Victoria. Lurline Stuart Nineteenth Century Periodicals An Annotated Bibliography Number 196 " Original articles on general and literary topics, original short stories and sketches, original and selected poetry, literary reviews and notices, statistical and general reports" Contributors include William A'Beckett, William Westgart, thomas Ham. Not sure if this is the first literary magazine published in Melbourne but if it is not then it is one of the first and its content is very good
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