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Publication: A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys

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  • Publication: A Wonder-Book for Girls and BoysPublication Record # 586043
  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Date: 1880-00-00
  • Publisher: Houghton, Osgood and Company
  • Pages: viii+224
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Notes:
    • 2nd ed./printing by this short-lived publisher, at least, and not including its publication of the work alongside Grandfather's Chair in one omnibus among its 1879 "works of Nathaniel Hawthorne in twelve volumes"
    • OCLC: 10495630 -- 19cm
      • Some WorldCat libraries catalog "The Riverside Press, Cambridge" as second publisher, at least for one 1879 ed. (OCLC 226659696 and 23948849; as viii+224, 16cm)
    • HathiTrust Digital Library (HDL) catalogs multiple copies of Houghton, Osgood editions, 1879 and 1880, examined 2016-09-19. All but one show Houghton, Mifflin on the title page. Thus: HDL provides full view of one copy:
      • title page, p[iii], includes the only illustration and supports interpretation of "The Riverside Press, Cambridge" as second publisher
      • copyright page states 1852 alone (where later Houghton Mifflin eds. state also Rose Hawthorne 1879) and "University Press: John Wilson & Son, Cambridge"
      • Preface v-vi, Contents vii-viii, and 18 sub-contents (3 each story) have head- and tail-decorations but no illustrations
      • implied pagination i-viii and 9-224 from the first leaf after presumable front endpaper
  • External IDs:
Collection Title: A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys • (1851) • collection by Nathaniel Hawthorne (variant of A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys)

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