Die Leidens-Geschichte der unschuldigen Genovefa, [electronic resource] : welche sich 7 Jahre in einer Wildniss von Wurzeln und Kräutern ernährte, und wie ihr Kind durch einen Hirsch wunderbar am Leben erhalten wurde.

Uniform title
Harrisburg [Pa.], : Gedruckt und zu haben bei Theo. J. Scheffer, [between 1847 and 1858?]
[1], 4-38 p. : ill. ; 16 cm.


Library of Congress genre(s)
Rare books genre
Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 560. [More in this series]
  • Title and imprint statement from wrapper.
  • Shaw & Shoemaker record this title with the (mistaken) publication date [1801?]. Theodore F. Scheffer, a former apprentice of Gustav S. Peters, inherited Peters' estate as co-heir with Johann M. Lutz in 1847. After a short partnership the estate was divided, with Scheffer retaining the press. Cf. Cazden, R.E. A social history of the German book trade in America to the Civil War (1984): p. 324. The American Antiquarian Society has a book printed by Theodore Scheffer with imprint date of 1858.
  • In printed wrapper.
  • Wood engraving on p. [1] of wrapper is the only illustration.
  • Publisher's advertisement, p. [4] of wrapper.
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 560).
Shaw & Shoemaker 560
Other format(s)
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Place name(s)
United States Pennsylvania Harrisburg.
Other title(s)
Shaw-Shoemaker digital edition
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