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Author Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879.
Title Mary Erskine : a Franconia story / by the author of the Rollo books.
Publication Info. New York : Harper & Brothers Publishers, c1850.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M A131 M3932    IN LIBRARY
Description vi, [7]-202 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Series Franconia stories ; 3
Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Franconia stories ; 3.
Note Some copies have publisher's catalogue following the text.
Title within ornamental border; vignette; signed at foot by engraver W. Roberts.
Binding: red cloth; blind-stamped Greek key borders; coated peach end-papers. Front board with blank label, "Mary Erskine." in ink in central compartment.
Local Note Library copy inscribed on front fly-leaf verso in pencil: M. Armstrong / 58 W. 10 [Margaret Armstrong and her family resided at 58 West 10th Street, N.Y.C.] From library's Margaret Armstrong collection. Original binding.
Subject Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre or Form Embossed cloth bindings (Binding) -- 1852.
Publishers' catalogs -- United States -- 19th century.
Subject Children -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1900 -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre or Form Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- United States -- 19th century.
Publishers' cloth bindings (Binding) -- United States -- 19th century.
Blocked bindings (Binding) -- United States -- 19th century.
Inscriptions (Provenance) -- United States -- 19th century.
Autogaphs (Provenance) -- United States -- 19th century.
Juvenile literature -- United States -- 19th century.
Subject Cousins -- Juvenile fiction.
Added Author Armstrong, Margaret, 1867-1944, former owner, inscriber.
Margaret Armstrong Collection (New York Society Library)
Roberts, William, b. ca. 1829, engraver.
Harper & Brothers, publisher.