The Eclectic gift-book for the holidays 1859-1860. : Richly illustrated with beautiful portrait-embellishments of celebrated personages of the present and past times. Sovereigns, historians, philosophers, poets, etc., Sir Walter Scott and his friends at Abbotsford, Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Luther and his composers, with other artistic attractions, engraved on steel by John Sartain. : Containing also, the cream of current British literature, in great and rich variety--history, philosophy, science, poetry, biographical sketches of the portraits, etc., constituting a most valuable gift-book, of permanent worth. : In three volumes.
New-York [N.Y.]: : W.H. Bidwell, no. 5 Beekman Street., 1859-60.
3 v. ; 25 cm.
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Notes:Title from volume title page. Title page printed in red and green ink.
Editor: W.H. Bidwell.
Presumably available in 1859.
Re-issue as a gift book of the monthly 1859 numbers of: Eclectic magazine of foreign literature, science, and art (New York, N.Y. : 1844)
Originals available on microfilm from University Microfilms (American periodical series: 1800-1850.)
Local Notes:American Antiquarian Society copy adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. O'Connell, 2012. Presentation plate filled out in manuscript from Wm. N. Bilbo to Kate McLean.
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Other Authors:Bidwell, W. H. (Walter Hilliard), 1798-1881, editor.
Printer/Publishers: Bidwell, W. H. (Walter Hilliard), 1798-1881, publisher.
Provenance: Bilbo, William N., former owner.
McLean, Kate, former owner.
O'Connell, Michael J., adopter.
O'Connell, Michael J., Mrs., adopter.
Adopt-a-Book Program (2012 Holiday), associated name.
Other Titles:All connected titles: Reprint American eclectic and museum 1859
Other Editions:American eclectic and museum
- Genre/Form:Literary periodicals.
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- Record ID:450675
- 1860-1860Annuals C Ecle 1860. APS. Serial