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Publication: The King of the Golden River, or The Black Brothers: A Legend of Stiria

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  • Publication: The King of the Golden River, or The Black Brothers: A Legend of Stiria Publication Record # 321543
  • Author: John Ruskin
  • Date: 1851-00-00
  • Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co.
  • Pages: 56
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Type: CHAPBOOK
  • Notes: 1st ed. (for the 1850 holiday season, as 1851) OCLC: -- Notes (quote one): "Actually published 21st of December, 1850".-- Wise. -- cover title as "Styria" -- engraved title page apparently modified from "Styria" See Project Gutenberg #33673 for image of 1885 apparent reproduction of that title page. HathiTrust Digital Library shows the same engraved title leaf in e-copies of several 19th century editions; eg, in the undated "Sixth Edition" from Smith, Elder Publisher advertisement The Observer 1850-12-22 p1 "New Christmas Books"; this one A New Fairy Tale, illustrated by Mr. Doyle (no price) Review The Observer -12-30 p7 "New Year's Books"; not short, closing "This charming Christmas book is cleverly and fantastically illustrated by Doyle, and old and young will find in it what is pleasant to read and pleasant to look at." Not found 2017-05-02 in automated search of newspapers 1851
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