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A child's history of the United States

Title
A child's history of the United States / by John Gilmary Shea.
Author
Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892.
Publication
New York : Mac Davitt & Co., c1872.

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Description
3 v. : ill., ports.; 28 cm.
Alternative Title
Children's centennial history of our great republic
Subjects
Note
  • Title on covers of parts: The children's centennial history of our great republic
  • "Entered ... in the year 1872 by McMenamy, Hess & Co."--T.p. verso.
  • Issued also with publisher's name on title pages: "McMenamy, Hess & Co."; "Hess & McDavitt."
  • Originally issued in 48 pts. in 28 (pts. 9-48 being double numbers). Title pages to v. 2-3 in pt. 47/48.
  • Vol. 1: 512 p., [15] leaves of plates; v. 2: 447 p., [48] leaves of plates; v. 3: 443 p., [47] leaves of plates.
  • Illustrations: 154 prints : stipple engraving, engraving, etching (46), wood engraving (108) ; full-page. By A. Berghaus, C. Burt, W.G. Jackman, J.A. O'Neill, N. Orr & Co. and others, after J.H. Beard, G. Dallas, Hilyard, A. Hoppin, F.B. Schell, G.G. White and others. -- Numerous smaller wood engravings in text of v. 1.
  • Parts issue: Each pt. in illustrated beige paper covers, with publisher's name: McDavitt. Prospectus on p. [4] of covers.
Call Number
IAE+ (Shea, J. G. Child's history of the United States. Mac Davitt ed.)
Author
Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892.
Title
A child's history of the United States / by John Gilmary Shea.
Imprint
New York : Mac Davitt & Co., c1872.
Local Note
Copy in IAE+: Parts issue. Pts. 2, 3, 7, 9/10 and 13/14 in illustrated green paper covers, with publisher's name: McMenamy, Hess & Mac Davitt; cover title: A child's history of the United States. Pts. 8, 11/12, 15/16 in illustrated beige paper covers, with publisher's name: Hess & McDavitt. Ford Collection.
Arents copy: Parts issue. Publisher's name on covers: Hess & McDavitt.
Source
172587 (copy in IAE+)
904 (Arents copy)
Added Author
Beard, James Henry, 1812-1893. Illustrator
Dallas, G. Illustrator
Hilyard. Illustrator
Hoppin, Augustus, 1828-1896. Illustrator
Schell, Frederic B. Illustrator
White, George G. (George Gorgas), -1898. Illustrator
Jackman, William G. Engraver
O'Neill, John A., approximately 1836- Engraver
Burt, Charles Kennedy, 1823-1892. Engraver
Berghaus, Albert, active 1869-1880. Wood engraver
N. Orr & Co. Wood engraver
Added Title
Children's centennial history of our great republic
Research Call Number
IAE+ (Shea, J. G. Child's history of the United States. Mac Davitt ed.) Library has: v. 1.
Arents BIP (Shea, J. Childs 1872) 05-292 Library has: v. 2-3
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