Title Friends' Miscellany: Being a Collection of Essays and Fragments, Biogr
Location Published 19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-RICHARDS
Book Number 17247
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. VIII. Philadelphia: Printed for the Editors by J. Richards, No. 129 North Third Street. 1836. 12mo. 11.5 x 18.6cm. Bound full calf with red morocco title label, small 19th century decorative shelf label pasted near top of spine with number "37" written in it, rubbed at edges, light foxing, otherwise good+ condition. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper: "No. 37. The property of the Flushing Monthly Meeting Library..." Written in early hand at top of title: "Anthony Franklin -1" Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [iii]-iv contents, -380pp. Vol. VIII, Numbers 1-8. Twelfth Month, 1835 - Seventh Month, 1836. 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 8.