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Title:
The new book of nonsense : a contribution to the Great Central Fair, Philadelphia, June, 1864 : in aid of the Sanitary Commission.
Published/Created:
Philadelphia : Ashmead & Evans, No. 724 Chestnut St, 1864.
Physical Description:
[1], 53 leaves : chiefly illustrations ; 15 x 25 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN6231.L5 N49 1864
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
With an elaborately illustrated title page.
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1864, by Ashmead & Evans, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, for the Ladies of the Sanitary Commission."--Title page verso.
BEIN 2000 +151: Bookplate of Carolyn Wells. Inscription to Carolyn Wells Houghton.
BEIN Shirley +533: Bookplate: E.D. Newman, M.D.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original brown cloth. Bllind stamped border with title stamped gilt. In rust cloth slip-case.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- United States.
Limericks.
Newman, E. D. -- Bookplate.
Nonsense verses, American -- Pictorial works.
Wells, Carolyn, d. 1942 -- Bookplate.
Wells, Carolyn, d. 1942 -- Presentation inscription.
Form/Genre:
Limericks -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 1864.
Contributors:
United States Sanitary Commission.
Great Central Fair for the U.S. Sanitary Commission (1864 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Ashmead & Evans, publisher.
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