The Leisure Hour 1895

Stock Code:
BAD8200
Price:
$60.00

Description

The Leisure Hour 1895. A bound collection of Victorian weekly magazines."The Leisure Hour was a British general-interest periodical of the Victorian era which ran weekly from 1852 to 1905.It was the most successful of several popular magazines published by the Religious Tract Society, which produced Christian literature for a wide audience. Each issue mixed multiple genres of fiction and factual stories, historical and topical. The magazine's title referred to campaigns that had decreased work hours, giving workers extra leisure time. Until 1876, it carried the subtitle "A Family Journal of Instruction and Recreation" after that, the subtitle changed to "An illustrated magazine for home reading". Some of the notable contributors to the magazine: Isabella Bird, John William Dawson, Edwin Dunkin, John Keast Lord, Jules Verne. - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. **NB** A VERY LARGE BOOK THAT WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL FREIGHT.

Details

  • Author:
    Various
  • Book Condition:
    Good Plus
  • Publisher:
    56 Patrnoster Row, London
  • Edition:
    First
  • Jacket Condition:
    None
  • Binding:
    Pictorial Hard Cover
  • Location:
    RARE
  • Size:
    4to
  • Pages:
    812
  • Publish Date:
    1895
Stock Level:
1 In Stock