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Author Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879.
Title Agnes : a Franconia story / by the author of the Rollo books.
Publication Info. New York : Harper & Brothers., [c1853]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M A131 A272    IN LIBRARY
Description vi, [7]-224 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Series Franconia stories ; 10
Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Franconia stories ; 10.
Note Title within ornamental border; vignette; signed by the engraver W. Roberts at foot.
"And this is the end of the Franconia stories"--P. 224.
Some engravings signed by Minton Bro., W. Roberts and N. Orr and J.W. or Wells (according to Hamilton probably engraved after drawings by Jacob Wells).
"The Franconia stories; order of volumes": p. [9].
Binding: red cloth; blind-stamped Greek key borders; peach end-papers. Blank label affixed to front board, "Agnes. 10" inscribed in ink in central compartment.
Local Note Library copy from Margaret Armstrong collection. Original binding.
Indexed In: Hamilton, S. Amer. book illustrators (1958 ed.), 1188
Genre or Form Publishers' advertisements -- United States -- 19th century.
Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- United States -- 19th century.
Blocked bindings (Binding) -- United States -- 19th century.
Publishers' cloth bindings (Binding) -- United States -- 19th century.
Juvenile literature -- United States -- 19th century.
Subject Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life -- Early works to 1900 -- Juvenile fiction.
Children, Blind -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Added Author Armstrong, Margaret, 1867-1944, former owner.
Harper & Brothers.
Margaret Armstrong Collection (New York Society Library)
Orr, Nathaniel, engraver.
Roberts, William, b. ca. 1829, engraver.