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Creator:
Parley, Peter.
Title:
Tales about Europe, Asia, Africa, and America / by Peter Parley ; embellished with 137 engravings.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for Thomas Tegg and Son ..., 1835.
Physical Description:
[2], x, 506 : ill., maps ; 14 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D23.P37 T35 1835
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Half-title and spine title: Tales about Europe; sectional t.p.'s for Peter Parley's tales about Asia; Peter Parley's tales about Africa; Peter Parley's tales about America.
Probably re-written and edited from S.G. Goodrich's 4 works, Tales of Peter Parley about America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, in 4 vols., published 1827-1830. See Goodrich's Recollections of a lifetime, II, 539-540. Possibly by the publisher Tegg. See Darton. Children's books in England, 3rd ed., p. 222-223.
With wood-engraved illustrations (unsigned) throughout.
NSTC, 2P4716
Gumuchian, 4495
BM, 180:801
Cf. Sabin 94243
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in olive green morocco backed linen boards. Ms inscriptions: Alfred Dudley Knightley the gift of his affection Papa & Mama, Christmas 1836, to his cousin Mr. J. Smith. To Bicknell Knightley Smith June 2, 1892, from his affectionate Papa. Copy lacks final advertisement leaf.
Subject Terms:
Africa -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
America -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Asia -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Europe -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Knightley, Alfred Dudley -- Pres. insc. from his Papa & Mama, Christmas, 1836.
Knightley, Alfred Dudley -- Pres. insc.to his cousin Mr. J. Smith.
Smith, Bicknell Knightley -- Pres. insc. from his Papa.
Smith, J. -- Pres. insc. from Alfred Dudley Knightley.
Thomas Tegg and Son -- Publisher.
World history -- Juvenile literature.
Form/Genre:
Juvenile literature -- 1835.
Wood engravings -- 1835.
Contributors:
Goodrich, Samuel G. (Samuel Griswold), 1793-1860.
Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845.
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