The Historical Magazine, and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities, History and Biography of America, 1858, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

The Historical Magazine, and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities, History and Biography of America, 1858, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Historical Magazine, and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities, History and Biography of America, 1858, Vol. 2 A few words may be expected from the Editor of this Magazine, by way of preface to the second volume, which the present number will complete. The removal of the seat of publication from Boston to New York, and the consequent change of editor, are the principal events affecting the work during the past year. The retirement of Mr. J. W. Dean, by whom the editorial duties had been performed in the most satisfactory manner, was very much regretted by all; but the Magazine has not ceased to enjoy the benefit of his good taste and extensive knowledge through the medium of occasional contributions to its pages. His successor, having yielded to the solicitation of the respected publisher to take the vacant place, could not hope to fill it so satisfactorily, without equal experience or fitness, and could only promise to do his best, with no other reward than the gratification of an old taste. At the same time, however, he has been influenced by a sincere desire to do every thing in his power to sustain an enterprise of so great interest to historical students and the public. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 394 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 526g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243162170
  • 9780243162178