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Title:
Biographical sketches of great and good men : designed for the amusement and instruction of young persons.
Author:
Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880.
Publication Information:
Boston : Putnam & Hunt ; Philadelphia : Thomas T. Ash, 1828.
Physical Description:
109 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 15 x 10 cm
General Note:
Several woodcut illustrations on plates, some hand-colored.
Language:
English
Contents:
Benjamin Franklin -- Captain John Smith -- General Israel Putnam -- Christopher Columbus -- John Ledyard -- Sir Benjamin West -- William Penn -- Baron De Steuben -- Rev. John Elliot -- Baron De Kalb.
Local Note:
1828 edition : The volume is quarter-bound in brown leather with printed, illustrated paper over boards, with the half-title, publisher, and date and place of publication on the front cover ; the back cover contains publisher's advertising. The frontispiece recto bears three manuscript lines which have been inked out.
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Book

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