1905. (JUVENILE, ILLUSTRATED) THE JUVENILE SCRAP-BOOK FOR 1849; A CHRISTMAS AND NE YEAR'S PRESENT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE. New York/ Philadelphia: Appleton & Co., 1849. 12mo. Publisher's blind decora blue cloth, elaborate wide gilt borders and center ornament, spine gilt all edges gilt. 144 pages, 28 plates. First edition. An uncommon work with only 12 copies in American libraries recorded on OCLC. The artists are unidentified except for one plate by Davenport after Franklin Presumably a gift book, we do not find this collection of short stories for children recorded in Thompson, American Literary Annuals & Gift Books 1825-18 nor do we find any other editions were published in the years before 1849. 1 ownership pencil signature over an earlier signature, and the 1905 owner's ma label. Very good bright copy. . (Inventory #: 39729)
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