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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

2 August 1834
Published in London

Carefully stored away for 182 years!

Contents include:
Kensall-Green Cemetery
Thirst Quenched Without Drinking
Effect of the Atmosphere on Hair
Life Prolonged by Civilization
Rubens' "Descent from the Cross"
Effect of Fear on a Tiger
Old Travellers - William de Rubruquis

Engravings:
- The Kensall-Green Cemetery
- Colonnaide over the Catacombs at Kensall Green
- "Descent from the Cross", by Rubens

Provided interesting & scientific information for aspiring working class & middle class people

Had close association with newly formed London University
Published 1826-1846, circulation 200,000 with readership of 1 million

Fascinating glimpse into life, culture & issues of the time
Wonderful engravings

8 pages
2 column format, small text
18.5 x 28 cm
High-quality rag content paper

Small holes at spine from binding. Scuffed at edge, some marks. Otherwise good condition, pages still flexible

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