Early American children's books, by A.S.W. Rosenbach, with bibliographical descriptions of the books in his private collection; foreword by A. Edward Newton.

Author
Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Portland, Me. : The Southworth Press, 1933.
Description
lix, 354 p., 2 ℓ. : ill., plates (6 col.) facsims. (1 col.) ; 27 cm.

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Contained in
Multi-title collection including Early American children's books, and 1 other(s).
Notes
  • "Five hundred and eighty-five copies on Worthy Aurelian paper, numbered from 1 to 585 and eighty-five copies on Zerkall Halle paper, numbered from I to LXXXVIII."
  • Princeton copy 1: number 364. Signed: A.S.W. Rosenbach.
  • Princeton copy 2: number 385. Signed: A.S.W. Rosenbach.
  • Princeton copy 1: Exhibition pamphlet for "Early American Children's Books, 1682-1847, The Private Collection of Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach" at The Free Library of Philadelphia in 1927 laid-in.
  • Issued in slip case.
  • Arranged chronologically, 1682-1836, with author and title and printers and publishers indexes.
  • Princeton copy 3 shelf-list has note: Inv. 1211.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 353-354.
Provenance
Princeton copy 3 shelf-list has no date of acquisition or name of vendor.
Source acquisition
Princeton copy 2: From the estate of Morris L. Parrish, Class of 1888.
In
Multi-title collection including Early American children's books, and 1 other(s).
LCCN
33003527 //r
OCLC
36643186
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