Title Friends' Miscellany: Being a Collection of Essays and Fragments, Biogr
Location Published 19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-RICHARDS
Book Number 17246
COMLY, JOHN & ISAAC COMLY, eds. Friends' Miscellany: Being a Collection of Essays and Fragments, Biographical, Religious, Epistolary, Narrative and Historical, Designed for the Promotion of Piety and Virtue, To Preserve in Remembrance the Characters and Views of Exemplary Individuals, and to Rescue from Oblivion Those Manuscripts Left by Them, which May be Useful to Survivors. [3 lines script quote] Edited by John & Isaac Comly, Byberry. Vol. VI. Philadelphia: Printed for the Editors by J. Richards, No. 129 North Third Street. 1835. 12mo. 11.5 x 18.6cm. Bound full sheepskin with brown morocco title label, rubbed, small piece chipped from bottom of spine with loose edges pasted back down, worn along front hinge but repaired and hinge solid, starts, worn through leather at corners, light to medium foxing. Early writing on piece of paper pasted to front paste-down endpaper reads: "Belonging to friends Library of Warminster. Return in 4 weeks. No. 26." Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [iii]-iv contents, -392pp. Vol. VI, Numbers 1-8. Eighth Month, 1834 - Third Month, 1835. The Friends Miscellany began with volume 1 in 1831; ceased with: v. 12 [Apr.] 4th month 1839. Per its subtitle, it contains biographical & historical accounts of Friends in Europe, UK and North America. We offer Volume 6.