[A collection of "Brother Jonathan mammoth double-sheet" numbers in its series "Pictorial Jubilee"].

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
Jubilee edition.
Published/​Created
[New York : Wilson & Co., 1841-1861]
Description
25 v. : ill. ; 81 x 56 cm.

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ProspectusesNew York (State)New York19th century [Browse]
Notes
Many numbers are unfolded sheets with the advertisement, "Great pictorial double Brother Jonathan for 4th of July ... [signed:] B.H. Day, 48 Beekman Street, New York." On the other side is the introductory letter from which the title is taken, followed by "List of books for sale at Brother Jonathan Office ...," a prospectus for Brother Jonathan, "Do you want a good weekly newspaper? If so you cannot do better than subscribe to the Brother Jonathan ...," and a "List of cheap books for sale at the Brother Jonathan Office ..."
Contents
Holdings: Apr. 10, 1841 -- Jan. 1, 1845 -- July 4, 1845 -- July 4, 1846 -- July 4, 1847 -- [1847?] An illustrated history of the victories and conquests ... (gift of Sinclair Hamilton) -- [Dec. 1847] Christmas/New Year 1848 -- July 4, 1848 -- March 4, 1849 -- No. 22 [Dec. 1850] Christmas/New Year 1851 (gift of Sinclair Hamilton) -- No. 23, July 4, 1851 -- [1852?] Prospectus or advertising sheet for Christmas and New Year -- No. 25 [Dec. 1851] Christmas/New Year 1852 (gift of Sinclair Hamilton) -- Vol. 13, no. 28, June 26th, 1852 [4th of July] -- [Dec. 1852] Christmas/New Year 1853 -- July 4, 1853 --- July 4, 1854 -- [Dec. 1854] Christmas/New Year 1855 (2 copies) -- [Dec. 1855] Christmas/New Year 1856 -- [Dec. 1856] Christmas/New Year 1857 -- Vol. 18, no. 317, December 12, 1857 Christmas/New Year 1858 -- Vol. 18, no. 344, June 19 1858, [4th of July] -- Vol. 18, no. 369, Dec. 11, 1858, Christmas/New Year 1859 -- Vol. 19, no. 397, June 25, 1859 [4th of July] -- Prospectus or advertising sheet for Christmas and New Year 1860 -- Vol. 19, no. 421, December 10, 1859, Christmas/New Year 1860 -- Vol. 20, no. 474, Dec. 15, 1860, Christmas/New Year 1861.
Source acquisition
Issue for Apr. 10, 1841 is gift of Ivan J. Jurin.
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