Wiley, Rev. I. W. [editor]. The Ladies' Repository: A Monthly Periodical, devoted to Literature and Religion: Volume XXVI. 1866. Cincinnati &c.: Poe & Hitchcock, &c., 1866. First Edition. 
Black leather spine & corners, dark purple pebble cloth boards, scuffed at the high points yet with good solid hinges, 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches, all page edges gilt. Waxed yellow end papers, frontispiece engravings - Chimney Rock, OGalillah, Sioux Village in the Foreground & 1866 Centenary of Methodism, with 20 portraits - and an extra engraved title page with a vignette of Sugarloaf Mountain, on the Hudson. XI, (2), 760 generally bright and clean pages, light scattered foxing, with the complete set of engravings, see list below. Very good. Hardcover.
Additional full-size steel engravings: Mrs. Phoebe Palmer; View Near North Conway, New Hampshire; A Pool in the Meadows; "The Heavens Declare the Glory of God"; Prairie Buds [two fawns]; Clinton B. Fisk, Brevet Major General, U.S.A.; Saturday Afternoon; The Rescue; Interlaken - View Near the Sea of Thun (Canton of Bern); Rev. Michael Marlay, D.D.; Cumberland Valley, PA; Lucretia Davidson & Margaret Davidson; The Falls of the Rhine and Chateau de Laufen; The Student [an infant with book]; Greenwood Water, (New Jersey); Queen Victoria; Clearing Off on the Coast of Maine; Rev. George C. M. Roberts, M.D., D.D.; Lauterbrunnen with the Staubach; Empress Eugenie; The Graves of Barbara and Paul Heck; Governor Van Cortland of New York.
This periodical was produced by members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and contains fine quality poetry, literature, biography, theology, and arts. The editor at this time, Rev. Isaac William Wiley (1825-1884), a Pennsylvania-born medical missionary to China (1850-1854), minister, editor of the Ladies' Repository (1864-1872), and was elected Bishop of the M. E. Church in 1872, traveling widely in the United States, Japan, and China, where he died in 1884, at Foochow.