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The Fountain : a gift : "to stir up the pure mind by way of remembrance" ... / edited by H. Hastings Weld.

Other records:
Publication:
Philadelphia : William Sloanaker, 1847 [c1846]
Format/Description:
Book
[v], [6]-252 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Gift books.
Didactic poetry, American -- 19th century.
Didactic fiction, American -- 19th century.
Temperance -- Poetry -- 19th century.
Gambling -- Poetry -- 19th century.
Smoking -- Poetry -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Gift books -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Summary:
"Points out the virtues of temperance and the evils of smoking and gambling."--Thompson, Annuals.
Notes:
Added title page, engraved.
"Embellishments engraved by Sartain"--p. v.
Local notes:
Gift Book Collection copy 1 has the ownership label of Josiah L. Harvey on the front paste-down endpaper.
Gift Book Collection copy 2 imperfect: leaf of plates, entitled "Moses smiting the rock", facing p. 79, wanting.
Penn Provenance:
Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- (donor) (Gift Book Collection copies 1 & 2)
Harvey, Josiah L. (label) (Gift Book Collection copy 1)
Penn Chronology:
1847
Cited in:
Thompson, R. Annuals, p. 120
Faxon, F. W. Literary annuals and Gift books, 218
Contributor:
Weld, H. Hastings (Horatio Hastings), 1811-1888.
Sartain, John, 1808-1897.
W. Sloanaker & Co.
Gift Book Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
3991172
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