First Edition. Tall octavo, original printed and illustrated wrappers, no. 5, volume III, seperate issue for November 1849. Contains Horatio Alger's third published work, a biography of the author Cervantes. This essay follows a poem and another essay on chivalry both published earlier in the same year by this short lived magazine. Also prints an obituary for Edgar Allan Poe who died in 1849. Very scarce Alger item. Very Good plus issue.