Book

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1851

GUSN

GUSN-175631

Description

"The Golden Vase: A Miniature Gift" - Miniature book bound in gilt-shaped brown pebbled cover. Title and floral deocration on front cover. Floral decoration on back cover. Worn floral decoration on spine. Red and gilt on page edges. Inscribed and elated on first leaf. Ninety-six pages.

Details

Descriptive Terms

books
paper (fiber product)
bindings (gathered matter components)
stamping (marking)
gilding
childhood
flowers (plants)
Book

Inscription

"Ellen E. Brown / 1853" (handwritten)
"NASHUA, N.H. / J.M. FLETCHER" (printed)
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1851, / By J.M. FLETCHER, / in the Clerk's Office of the District / Court of the District of New-Hampshire." (printed)

Maker

Fletcher, J. M. (Publisher)

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

3 1/8 x 2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.741