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Author Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879.
Title Rodolphus : a Franconia story / by the author of the Rollo books.
Publication Info. New York : Harper & Brothers Publishers, c1852.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M A131 R695    IN LIBRARY
Description vi, [7]-227 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 17 cm.
Series Franconia stories ; 6
Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Franconia stories ; 6.
Note Previously serialized in Harper's Magazine in three installments, March-April-May, 1852. Vol. IV, p. 433-447, 577-592, 721-736.
Some copies have publisher's catalogue following the text.
Illustrated t.p. signed by engraver by W. Roberts.; frontispiece and t.p. vignette hand-painted.
Some wood engravings by W. Roberts after drawings by Doepler. Cf. Hamilton, S. Amer. book illustrators (1968 ed.)
Binding: red cloth; blind-stamped Greek key borders; coated peach end-papers. Blank label affixed to front board, "Rodolphus." in ink inscribed in central compartment.
Local Note Library copy inscribed on front binder's blank recto in pancil: Helena Neilson / from Meta [Margaret] / Jan. 1856. From library's Margaret Armstrong collection. Original binding; spine cover lacking.
Subject Theft -- Juvenile fiction.
Siblings -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre or Form Publishers' catalogs -- United States -- 19th century.
Subject Children -- Conduct of life -- 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.
Presentation inscriptions (Provenance) -- United States -- 19th century.
Juvenile literature -- United States -- 19th century.
Added Author Armstrong, Margaret, 1867-1944, former owner, inscriber.
Margaret Armstrong Collection (New York Society Library)
Roberts, William, b. ca. 1829, engraver.
Doepler, Carl Emil, 1824-1905, illustrator.
Armstrong, Helen Maitland, 1869-1948, former owner.
Harper & Brothers, publisher.