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The parent's cabinet of amusement and instruction

Label
The parent's cabinet of amusement and instruction
Title
The parent's cabinet of amusement and instruction
Contributor
Binding designer
Bookseller
Former owner
Illustrator
Lithographer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
SUC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The parent's cabinet of amusement and instruction
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First published from 1833 to 1835. The new edition in twelve volumes was issued monthly, the first appearing December 1, 1858. According to the publisher's advertisement, 'the new edition has been very carefully revised and re-arranged and contains a large proportion of new matter....'"--Osborne Collection, p. 411
  • According to the British Library website (http://www.bl.uk/collections/early/victorian/yellow/yellow5.html), the monthly issues of the new edition were bound in attractive paper covers. A more expensive two-volume issue in cloth was also available
  • With engraved title vignettes by W.J. Linton; colored frontispiece printed by J.M. Kronheim; see British Library website above
  • The two-volume issues, including Volume 5/6 (1859) were bound in red cloth over boards; diamond-shaped centerpiece stamped in gold, featuring intertwining oak leaves and branches holding four children; signed with initials "J.L." of the designer John Leighton; within blind-stamped floral border; all edges gilt
  • Single monthly issues in red paper over boards, printed in blue and white
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
A new ed.
Extent
12 v.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. has two-volume hardcover issue of volumes 5-6 (1859): bookseller's ticket in upper left corner of front pastedown of Henry Wright of New Street, Birmingham [England]; bookplate in lower left corner of front pastedown of Bernard M. Meeks.
  • Spec. Coll. copy of volume 3: Inscription on upper paste-down dated Christmas 1863.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15307140
  • ucoclc15307140
Label
The parent's cabinet of amusement and instruction
Publication
Note
  • "First published from 1833 to 1835. The new edition in twelve volumes was issued monthly, the first appearing December 1, 1858. According to the publisher's advertisement, 'the new edition has been very carefully revised and re-arranged and contains a large proportion of new matter....'"--Osborne Collection, p. 411
  • According to the British Library website (http://www.bl.uk/collections/early/victorian/yellow/yellow5.html), the monthly issues of the new edition were bound in attractive paper covers. A more expensive two-volume issue in cloth was also available
  • With engraved title vignettes by W.J. Linton; colored frontispiece printed by J.M. Kronheim; see British Library website above
  • The two-volume issues, including Volume 5/6 (1859) were bound in red cloth over boards; diamond-shaped centerpiece stamped in gold, featuring intertwining oak leaves and branches holding four children; signed with initials "J.L." of the designer John Leighton; within blind-stamped floral border; all edges gilt
  • Single monthly issues in red paper over boards, printed in blue and white
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
A new ed.
Extent
12 v.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. has two-volume hardcover issue of volumes 5-6 (1859): bookseller's ticket in upper left corner of front pastedown of Henry Wright of New Street, Birmingham [England]; bookplate in lower left corner of front pastedown of Bernard M. Meeks.
  • Spec. Coll. copy of volume 3: Inscription on upper paste-down dated Christmas 1863.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15307140
  • ucoclc15307140

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