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The Resource The tales of Peter Parley, about Europe : with engravings

The tales of Peter Parley, about Europe : with engravings

Label
The tales of Peter Parley, about Europe : with engravings
Title
The tales of Peter Parley, about Europe
Title remainder
with engravings
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The tales of Peter Parley, about Europe : with engravings
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The author ... has divided the work into chapters, or lessons, and has subjoined questions, thus adapting the book to the use of schools, and rendering it at the same time more easy for parents to assist their children in gaining the first ideas of geography and history."--Preface, p. [3-5], dated from Boston, May 1, 1828
  • "Considerable attention has been paid to improving the work; the chapters have been divided into sections which are numbered, the questions have been enlarged, and many new cuts introduced."--Publisher's note to the second edition, p. [5-6], dated from Boston, Nov. 10th, 1829
  • "Carter & Hendee publish in connexion with this work"--Publisher's advertisement, t.p. verso
  • Each paragraph numbered
  • No errors in paging
  • Frontispiece engraved by E. G. Perkins after Elkanah Tisdale
  • Added engraved t.p
  • Wood-engraved illustrations
  • Cf. Goodrich, S.G. Recollections of a lifetime, v. 2, p. 539
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 181
Dimensions
14 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
152 p., [2] leaves of plates
Note
Quarter black sheep and yellow paper over boards; spine lettered in gold: Peter Parley.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32456712
  • ucoclc32456712
Label
The tales of Peter Parley, about Europe : with engravings
Publication
Note
  • "The author ... has divided the work into chapters, or lessons, and has subjoined questions, thus adapting the book to the use of schools, and rendering it at the same time more easy for parents to assist their children in gaining the first ideas of geography and history."--Preface, p. [3-5], dated from Boston, May 1, 1828
  • "Considerable attention has been paid to improving the work; the chapters have been divided into sections which are numbered, the questions have been enlarged, and many new cuts introduced."--Publisher's note to the second edition, p. [5-6], dated from Boston, Nov. 10th, 1829
  • "Carter & Hendee publish in connexion with this work"--Publisher's advertisement, t.p. verso
  • Each paragraph numbered
  • No errors in paging
  • Frontispiece engraved by E. G. Perkins after Elkanah Tisdale
  • Added engraved t.p
  • Wood-engraved illustrations
  • Cf. Goodrich, S.G. Recollections of a lifetime, v. 2, p. 539
  • Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 181
Dimensions
14 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
152 p., [2] leaves of plates
Note
Quarter black sheep and yellow paper over boards; spine lettered in gold: Peter Parley.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32456712
  • ucoclc32456712

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