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|Named Person:||Mahlon Day; Mahlon Day|
|Material Type:||Fiction, Juvenile audience|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Samuel G Goodrich; Alexander Anderson; Ruth Lingen; Barbara Henry; Leslie Lindenauer; Bowne & Co., Stationers (New York, N.Y. : 1975- ); South Street Seaport Museum (New York, N.Y.)
|Notes:||Facsimile of Peter Parley's visit to the city of New-York. New York : Mahlon Day & Co. and Baker, Crane & Co., [ca 1834] (New York : James Egbert, printer).
Illustrations made from wood engravings by Alexander Anderson.
"Acknowledgements" (including a brief note on the Bowne collection of 19th century type), by Barbara Henry: p. - in first sequence.
"Introduction" (including a brief note on the printer, Mahlon Day) by Leslie Lindenauer: p. - in first sequence.
Colophon: Printed in an edition of 300 copies ... at Bowne & Co., Stationers, South Street Seaport Museum, by Ruth Lingen. ... Illustrations were printed from zinc line cuts made from the original engravings. Printing completed in New York City, March 1987.
Laid-in:  p. prospectus (with ill. from text); and errata sheet.
Bdg: Red leather with paper label mounted on front cover, printed letterpress.
Consists of the first six chapters of Peter Parley's tales about the state and city of New-York, published in 1832.
Library's copy bears autograph signature of printer at foot of colophon.
|Description:||, 30,  pages (pages [31-32] blank) :  illustrations (metal cuts) ; 16 cm|
- Day, Mahlon, -- 1790-1854.
- Bowne & Co., Stationers (New York, N.Y. : 1975- )
- Natural history -- New York (State) -- Juvenile literature.
- New York (State) -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
- New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
- Natural history.
- New York (State)
- New York (State) -- New York.