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Woman's work in the Civil War : a record of heroism, patriotism and patience / by L.P. Brockett and Mrs. Mary C. Vaughan ; with an introduction by Henry W. Bellows ...

Author/Creator:
Brockett, L. P. (Linus Pierpont), 1820-1893.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Ziegler, McCurdy & Co., 1867.
Format/Description:
Book
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 23 cm.
Edition:
[Canvassing book]
Status/Location:
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Subjects:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Civilian relief.
Dummies (Bookselling) -- Specimens.
Booksellers and bookselling -- Colportage, subscription trade, etc.
Bookbinding -- Specimens.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
United States Illinois Chicago.
United States Missouri St. Louis.
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Notes:
Canvassing book consisting of specimen leaves and illustrations; full broadside prospectus; preprinted subscription order leaves.
Binding: cloth binding, with one cloth spine sample mounted to front pastedown and two leather spine samples mounted to rear pastedown.
Copyright 1867 by L.P. Brockett.
"King & Baird, Printers/ 607 Sansom Street, Philadelphia" and "Westcott & Thompson,/ Stereotypers," on verso of title page.
Not in Arbour.
Local notes:
Zinman 189 copy 2 has agent's inscription on first free endpaper in pencil, dated 1867. Subscription order leaves contain the names of 27 persons from Claridon and Huntsburg, Ohio, with binding preferences.
Penn Provenance:
Zinman, Michael (donor) (Canvassing Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1867
Contributor:
Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882.
Zeigler, McCurdy & Co., publisher.
R.H. Curran, publisher.
Canvassing and Sample Book Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Subscription Publishing Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
916599393