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Chavannes de la Giraudière, H. de

Les petits voyageurs en Californie / par H. De Chavannes de la Giraudière.

Tours : Ad Mame et Cie, Imprimeurs-Libraires, 1853.
Physical Description:
[4], 188 p., [8] leaves of colored plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F865 .C53 1853
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN Zc96 C2 C398 P4 Copy 1: Imperfect: [1] leaf of plates wanting. Blind- and gilt-stamped green textured cloth publisher's binding with mother and two children reading on upper cover and two children reading on lower cover; yellow endsheets. From the library of John Swingle.
BEIN Zc96 C2 C398 P4 Copy 2: Illustrated brown paper covered boards; plain endsheets. 21 cm. From the library of John Swingle.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blind- and gilt-stamped brown textured cloth publisher's binding. Upper board stamped with gilt centerpiece showing a mother and two children reading within a decorative frame; partly hand-colored in red, green and pink. Lower board stamped with a different centerpiece showing two children reading with inscriptions "Succes Bonne Conduite Travail" and "Ad. Mame et Cie Tours" and signed "Harhaus, graveur, Paris"; partly hand-colored in red, blue and yellow. Some hand-coloring in orange and blue on spine. Gilt edges.
BEIN Shirley 7357: Two leaves of plates only. Pale green patterned binding with gilt and black accents; yellow endpapers.
Chromolithographed plates.
With a preliminary half title leaf.
Baird & Greenwood. California fiction, 459
Subject Terms:
California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile fiction.
California -- Juvenile fiction.
Harhaus -- Bookbinding designer (BACRB)
Mame (Firm) -- Printer (BACRB)
Swingle, John -- Ownership.
Juvenile literature.
Chromolithographs -- 1852 (BACRB)
Mame (Firm), printer.

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