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The iris : an illuminated souvenir for MDCCCLI / edited by Professor John S. Hart.

Author/Creator:
Hart, John S. (John Seely), 1810-1877.
Other Title:
Iris, souvenir for 1851
Publication:
Philadelphia : Published by Lippincott, Grambo & Co. ..., 1851, c1850 (Philadelphia : C. Sherman, printer)
Format/Description:
Book
xii, [13]-312 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), ports., music ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Gift books.
Chromolithography -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Gift books -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
The plates are included in the pagination sequence.
Four color, gilt plates, including the presentation plate, the added title leaf, illustrations leaf, and a leaf with musical notation entitled "The Iris Waltz, composed by Miss Augusta Browne", signed: Schuessele del, printed in color by P. S. Duval, Phila.
Local notes:
Gift Book Collection copy has the autograph, in pencil, of E. H. Werner(?), dated December 3(?), 1852, on the front free endpaper.
Penn Provenance:
Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- (donor) (Gift Book Collection copy)
Werner(?), E. H. (autograph) (Gift Book Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1851
Cited in:
Faxon, F. W. Literary Annuals and Gift Books, 389
Thompson, R. Annuals, p. 129
Contributor:
Schussele, Christian, 1826?-1879.
Duval, Peter S., 1804 or 5-1886.
Sherman, Conger, 1793-1867.
Lippincott, Grambo & Co.
Gift Book Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Browne, Augusta. Iris waltz.
OCLC:
60759202
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