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Engraver:
Hartwell, Alonzo 1805-1873  Search this
Former owner:
Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[3], 6-106 p. : ill. ; 14 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1837
[ca. 1837?]
Notes:
Prose explanations of the hieroglyphic sentences appear at the foot of each page.
Parley's magazine was published by Joseph H. Frances and Charles S. Francis between 1835 and 1844. See R. Gordon Kelly, Children's periodicals of the United States, p. 357. Joseph H. Francis published in Boston between 1836 and 1851; C.S. Francis & Co. published in New York between 1842 and 1857. See A.S.W. Rosenbach, Children's books, p. 331.
"Munroe and Francis' edition."
Title-page is on verso of half-title.
Text and illustrations printed within ornamental borders.
Cover and half-title engraved by Hartwell.
Not in Checklist of Amer. imprints.
Topic:
Hieroglyphic Bibles  Search this
Call number:
BS560 .B47 1837
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_806640