The Westminster and Foreign Quarterly Review, January-June 1885


The Westminster and Foreign Quarterly Review, January-June 1885

John Chapman

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The Westminster Review was founded by Utilitarian philosopher, Jeremy Bentham, running from 1824 until 1914. John Chapman became publisher in 1851 and would go on to hire Mary Ann Evans (aka, George Eliot) as his Assistant Editor. The journal was incredibly popular and influential throughout the Victorian period and espoused the values of Liberalism. Contents include: Jan, 1885: Overpressure in Elementary Schools; On the Study of the Talmud; English Characters and Manners as Portrayed by Anthony Trollope; The Materials of Early Russian History; France and Cochin-China; John Wilson Croker; The Ottoman Turks in Europe; Lord Malmesbury's "Memoirs of an Ex-Minister"; Dr. Temple on Religion and Science; The Work of Women as Poor Law Guardians; Petrarch; The Judicial Separation of Mother and Child; Karoline Bauer, Leopold I, and Baron Stockmar; Private Bill Legislation.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: John Chapman
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1885
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Near fine
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    ii, ii, 598p. 22 cm. Half bound in calf-leather with marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Gold, red, and green title design on spine. Wear to leather, especially at top extreme of spine where the leather is torn and at corners where leather has split. Some fading to marbled boards. Pages clean. Text clear and unmarked. Near fine condition.

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