Lot 37[VIRGINIA-WAR of 1812]
The Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal. Winchester: John Heiskell, 1813. Volume II only. Contemporary calf. 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches (21.5 x 13 cm); [iv], 369,  pp. Some wear, loss to head of spine, scattered foxing, bookplate of William Paxton Heiskell to front pastedown.
A literary miscellany published by Virginia printer John Heiskell, best known for publishing the Winchester Gazette. Vol. 1, no. 1 was first issued in May 1812 and after a hiatus restarted publication in November 1812 with vol. 2, no. 1. The final number, vol. 2, no. 6, was issued in April 1813 (as here). This volume includes remembrances of the American Revolution, material on Napoleon Bonaparte, British possessions in North America, humor, poetry, etc.
C The Marian Sulzberger Heiskell and Andrew Heiskell Collection