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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, July - December 1807

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The Scots Magazine was found in 1739, and claims to be the world's oldest magazine still in publication today (although with gaps in its publication history). It merged with Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany in 1804. It was intended as a Scottish rival to the London-based Gentleman's Magazine, covering a diverse range of Scottish interest issues, amongst wider global subjects of interest.

A nicely bound copy of The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, July - December 1807. Six issues bound in one volume with index for the year.

Published by Archibald Constable and Company, Edinburgh (although not stated in this binding), 1807. First edition. Printed by Ruthven and Sons.

A very good hardback with calf leather spine and corners, with gilt decoration and black morocco title labels to spine, also carrying the number '69'. With marbled paper over boards. Covers are bumped and worn, but all soundly bound. Some spotting to endpapers.

The text itself is very good - generally bright and clean throughout with occasional light scattered spotting, commensurate with age. With pencil annotations to blank endpapers. Occasional minor flaw to vertical page edges such as being roughly torn to margins, or a little short-cut, but overall a nice example of a scarce publication.

Text in English.

Runs from 481 - 979pp, plus Plates.

Dimensions: approximately 220mm  x 145mm x 37mm.

Weight: Approximately 667g.