Dwight's American magazine, and family newspaper: [electronic resource] : with numerous illustrative and ornamental wood engravings, for the diffusion of useful knowledge and moral and religious principles. / Edited by Theodore Dwight.

Standardized Title:
Dwight's American magazine, and family newspaper (New York, N.Y. : 1847)
Other Title:
Dwight's American magazine Jan. 2, 1846 [i.e. 1847]-Dec. 25, 1847
Dwight's American penny magazine
American penny magazine
American penny magazine, and family newspaper Feb. 15, 1845-Dec. 26, 1846
New York [N.Y.]: : [s.n.], 1847.
1 online resource : illustrations
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Gold stamped cloth (Binding)
Blind stamped cloth (Binding)
Relief prints.
Centerpieces (Designs) (Binding)
Science periodicals.
Literary periodicals.
Publishers' cloth bindings (Binding) -- 1847.
Re-issues (Publishing)
Place of Publication:
United States New York New York.
This weekly miscellany was a major rival for Sear's New Pictorial Family Magazine and sold for three cents. Its contents included a juvenile department, poetry, literary notices, recipes, biography, news and articles on geography and travel, archaeology, botany, and zoology. Wood engravings served for illustration. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900.
Vol. 3, no. 1 (Jan. 2, 1847) incorrectly dated Jan. 2, 1846.
Vol. 3, no. 1 (Jan. 2, 1847) incorrectly dated Jan. 2, 1846.
A compilation re-issue of three consecutive weekly periodical titles originally published Feb. 8, 1845-Dec. 25, 1847: Dwight's American magazine and family newspaper; American penny magazine and family newspaper and Dwight's American magazine. Also reissued in monthly compilations.
Dwight, Theodore, 1796-1866, editor.
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