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A New History of Blue Beard, Written by Gaffer Black Beard, For the Amusement of Little Lack Beard and his Pretty Sisters

Author:
Adapted from Charles Perrault (French, Paris 1628–1703 Paris)
Engraver:
Alexander Anderson (American, New York 1775–1870 Jersey City, New Jersey)
Publisher:
John Adams (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1804
Medium:
Illustrations: wood engravings
Dimensions:
3 15/16 × 2 9/16 in. (10 × 6.5 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.90.1799
Not on view
Charles Allen Munn; Donor: Charles Allen Munn
Rosenbach 298; Pomeroy 2005.75a (Hartford)
Jane R. Pomeroy Alexander Anderson (1775-1870): Wood Engraver and Illustrator, An Annotated Bibliography. American Antiquarian Society, New-York Historical Society, 2005, lists version published in Hartford by John Babcock, with same illustrations adapted from Babcock's History of the Bible, 1797., cat. no. 75 (a), p. 90.



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