The Irish Penny Magazine [Bound With] The Irish Penny Journal (1833-1841)
Book ID: 56575
The Irish Penny Magazine – Published every Saturday. Complete Run From January 1833 to December, 1833 (numbers 1-49) and with finial 3 issues published December 1841 (numbers 50 -52). Dublin: T & J Coldwell. Pp 416. [Bound With] The Irish Penny Journal. Containing Original Contributions by Several of the Most Eminent Irish Writers 1840-41. Volume 1, number 1, July 1840 to Volume 1, number 52, June 1841. Dublin: Gunn and Cameron, 1844. Pp 416. Folio, bound in original; half polished calf, marbled boards, russet title labels titled in gilt with raised bands to spine. Light scuffing to binding, contents generally in very good condition. Complete run of these two journals, profusely illustrated with sketches and engravings. The Irish Penny Journal was one of the more substantial Irish penny magazines of the nineteenth century. Populist in its approach, covering a diverse range of topics and was among the first to bring new developments in Irish culture to a wide public audience, catering to the revival in interest in the Gaelic-speaking past and its literature.
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