Pittsburgh 1868 Atlantic Monthly, Charles Dickens, Harriet Beecher Stowe

Pittsburgh 1868 Atlantic Monthly, Charles Dickens, Harriet Beecher Stowe
Pittsburgh 1868 Atlantic Monthly, Charles Dickens, Harriet Beecher Stowe Pittsburgh 1868 Atlantic Monthly, Charles Dickens, Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Original 1868 Atlantic Monthly Volume 21 January to June - January, February, March, April, May, June 1868

Condition: Very Good +, green hard bound cloth and marbled paper boards, ex- library Dover Public Library Accession 19538, shelf # 24P21, 6" x 9" tall, with about 764 pages. Most or all contents are First Printings!

  • Aspects of Culture - Ralph Waldo Emerson First Printing
  • In The Twilight by James Russell Lowell  First Printing
  • The Wife by John Greenleak Whittier  First Printing
  • Our Second Girl by Harriet Beecher Stowe  First Printing
  • Hawthorne in the Boston Custom-House by Nathaniel Hawthorne  First Printing
  • The romance of Certain Old Clothes (later A Passionate Pilgrim and Other Tales) by Henry James  First Printing
  • The Meeting by John Greenleaf Whittier -  First Printing
  • A Most Extraordinary Case (later in Stories Revived) by Henry James -  First Printing
  • After the Burial James Russell Lowell (later Under the Willows and Other Poems)  First Printing
  • The Clear Vision  First Printing by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • A June Idyll (later Under the Willows and Other Poems)by James Russell Lowell -  First Printing
  • Under the Willows (later Under the Willows and Other Poems) by James Russell Lowell - -  First Printing
  • Pittsburg (Pittsburgh) 1868 by James Parton - First Printing - large article pages 17 to 36  --  "There is one evening scene in Pittsburg which no visitor should miss. Owing to the abruptness of the hill behind the town, there is a street along the edge of a bluff, from which you can look directly down upon all that part of the city which lies low, near the level of the rivers. On the evening of this dark day, we were conducted to the edge of the abyss, and looked over the iron railing upon the most striking spectacle we ever beheld. The entire space lying between the hills was filled with blackest smoke, from out of which the hidden chimneys sent forth tongues of flame, while from the depths of the abyss came up the noise of hundreds of steam-hammers. There would be moments when no flames were visible; but soon the wind would force the smoky curtains aside, and the whole black expanse would be dimly lighted with dull wreaths of fire. It is an unprofitable business, view-hunting; but if any one would enjoy a spectacle as striking as Niagara, he may do so by simply walking up a long hill to Cliff Street in Pittsburg, and looking over into—hell with the lid taken off.                    Such is the kind of day of which Pittsburg boasts. The first feeling of the stranger is one of compassion for the people who are compelled to live in such an atmosphere. When hard pressed, a son of Pittsburg will not deny that the smoke has its inconveniences. He admits that it does prevent some inconsiderate people from living there, who, but for the prejudice against smoke in which they have been educated, would become residents of the place. He insists, however, that the smoke of bituminous coal kills malaria, and saves the eyesight.
  • Flotsam and Jetsam by Harriet Prescott Spofford - First Printing
  • Does it Pay To Smoke? by James Parton - First Printing 
  • The By-Ways of Europe by Bayard Taylor - First Printing  - Balearic Islands, Catalonian Bridle-Roads, Republic of Pyrenees, The Kyffhauser and its Legends, A Week on Capri
  • European House-Sparrow by T.M.Brewer page 583 to 588 First Printing
  • Discovery of Etherization (anaesthetic influence of ether fumes; anaesthetize) Charles T. Jackson. William F. Channing, 
  • Free Missouri by Albert D. Richardson Civil War Journalist for the New York Tribute - First Printing
  • Wonders of Modern Surgery 1868 by W.T.Helmuth
  • Sybaris by Edward Everett Hale
  • Capri by Bayard Taylor
  • Pld Philadelphis Library by John Meredith Read
  • Next President
  • George Silverman's Explanation by Charles Dickens  - First Printing

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