Pitman, Benn. The Phonographir Magazine: Vol. 1; No. 1 - 10, 12. w/ The Phonographic Assistant
Pitman, Benn. The Phonographir Magazine: Vol. 1; No. 1 - 10, 12. w/ The Phonographic Assistant
Pitman, Benn. The Phonographir Magazine: Vol. 1; No. 1 - 10, 12. w/ The Phonographic Assistant

Pitman, Benn. The Phonographir Magazine: Vol. 1; No. 1 - 10, 12. w/ The Phonographic Assistant

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Pitman, Benn; Brown, William.  The Phonographir [Phonographic] Magazine: Vol. 1; No. 1 - 10, 12. together with The Phonographic Assistant, or Plain Directions for the Learner in the Art of Phonography, as invented by Isaac Pitman, of Bath, England. Cincinnati and St. Clairsville, Ohio: Benn Pitman and William Brown, 1848-1854. First Edition.

Collected volume bound in half black leather with pebble-cloth boards, rubbed and worn but without cracks. "Phonographic Magazine, Vol. I." in gilt to spine, Greek letters Upsilon Theta Delta at base of spine, spine with raised bands and gilt rules. Old round bookplate of Urbana University Library stamped "withdrawn," white ink call numbers base of spine. About 250 total pages, one issue of the Phonographir Magazine with ink spill stains. 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches. Note: The Pitman title is Phonographir Magazine, but we see it catalogued as Phonographic Magazine at WorldCat. Good. [3639]

This bound volume consists of lithographed pages of the Phonographir Magazine for 1854, lacking the November issue. Also, the 1848 pamphlet published at St. Clairsville, Ohio, by William Brown entitled, The Phonographic Assistant, 24 pp., illustrated. And then some extra material clippings from a May 4, 1848 newspaper printed phonographically; two issues identified only as Ackworth, 1844; Amerikan Fonografur, Suplementari tu de Tip Ov De Timz, Jan. 1854; and Vol. 1., No. 1. of The Reporter. Conducted by Benn Pitman, Cincinnati, January, 1854 (16 pp.).