National Review (1855)

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This article is about the defunct British magazine. For the later London paper, see National Review (London). For the contemporary American magazine, see National Review.

The National Review was a quarterly British magazine published between 1855 and 1864. The magazine was founded and joint-edited by journalists Walter Bagehot and Richard Holt Hutton.[1][2]

It published one of the first reviews of Charles Darwin's Origin of Species, by William Benjamin Carpenter.[3]


  1. ^ Andrew King, John Plunkett (2005). Victorian Print Media: A Reader. Oxford University Press. p. 50. ISBN 0-19-927037-6. National Review (1855-64) was one of the most prestigious quarterlies of mid-century ]
  2. ^ Walter Bagehot by St. Norman John-Stevas THE BRITISH COUNCIL/NATIONAL BOOK LEAGUE/LONGMANS, GREEN & CO. London. (1963)
  3. ^ Darwin on the Origin of Species. National Review 10: December 1859 188-214