orth American review was the most important, and The American quarterly review (Philadelphia, 1827-37) was perhaps the heaviest.
There was a multitude of general literary magazines, containing fictied by Louis A. Godey in 1830, though not until after Mrs. Sarah J. Hale assumed the editorship in 1837 did it attain its greatest vogue.
The success of the Lady's Book was largely due to its colouredded greatly to the fame of the magazine, but his editorship ceased with the beginning of the year 1837.
Among later editors were Benjamin Blake Minor, who was both editor and proprietor from 1843 to , The Western monthly review (Cincinnati, 1827-30), The Western monthly magazine (Cincinnati, 1833-37), and other contemporary and later magazines were serious, well-considered, and, for the time and re unpretending in appearance, but the literary quality was high.
The Boston Book (Boston, 1836, 1837, 1841, 1850) is, in the words of the editor, a compilation of specimens,—or, essentially, a speci