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Burton's Gentleman's Magazine (Philadelphia, PA)

Burton's Gentleman's Magazine was founded by William Evans Burton, an actor and comedian. After three years, he sold the magazine to George Rex Graham, who merged it with the Casket to form Graham's Magazine. The finals issues of both of these magazines are identical.

Burton's Gentleman's Magazine

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    Full Title: ... The Gentleman's Magazine  (1837-1838)

    The Gentleman's Magazine and American Monthly Review (January 1839)

    Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and American Monthly Review (1839-1840)

    Burton's Gentleman's Magazine: Vols. I-VII (July 1837 - December 1840)

    William Evans Burton

    Edgar Allan Poe

    Charles Alexander (1837-1838)

    William Evans Burton (1839-1840)

    Philadelphia, PA



    • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, Mississippi: The Book Farm, 1943, pp. 184-197.
    • Hull, William Doyle, A Canon of the Critical Works of Edgar Allan Poe, With a Study of Poe as Editor and Reviewer, unpublished doctoral dissertation, The University of Virginia, 1941.
    • Mott, Frank Luther, "Graham's Magazine, and The Casket," A History of American Magazines, pp. 673-676.
    • Phillips, Mary E., Edgar Allan Poe the Man, Chicago: John C. Winston Co., 2 vols, 1926, p. 575-601 (and numerous other references).
    • Quinn, Arthur H., Edgar Allan Poe, A Critical Biography, 1941, pp. 278-304 (and numerous other references).

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