JOHN HARRIS’S BOOKS FOR YOUTH 1801-1843

By: Moon, Marjorie

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C4to (10” x 7 ½ “). pp. xvi, 206. Black cloth boards with titles stamped in gold on spine. A catalog of Harris’s Publications, biographical notes, five appendices including: Tommy Trip's Museum, Mature Works, Harris's Cabinet of Amusement, Contemporary Reviews and a Directory of Harris's book printers; chronological index of earliest known editions and title index. 60 b/w photographic reproductions of illustrations, title pages and contemporary advertisements of Harris's books. Very Good+ with slight rubbing to extremities. John Harris was a children’s book publisher considered by his contemporaries to be the spiritual heir to John Newbery (of Newbery Medal fame): “We have frequently had occasion to mention the name of this worthy publisher, as the genuine successor of the benevolent and intelligent Mr. John Newbery”. (introduction).

Title: JOHN HARRIS’S BOOKS FOR YOUTH 1801-1843

Author Name: Moon, Marjorie

Categories: Books about Books, Book History, Book Publisher History, Bibliography,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: Folkstone, Dawson Publishing: 1992

Binding: cloth

Book Condition: Very good +

Seller ID: 50

Keywords: bibliography, John Harris, Children's Books, John Newbery,