Item Details

The United States History and Presidents in a Nutshell

Silverman, L. I
Format
Book
Published
[San Francisco?] : L.I. Silverman, c1904.
Language
English
Variant Title
Title from box: U.S. history and its Presidents all in a nut shell
Description
1 accordain folded strip mounted in an English walnut shell : ill., ports. ; text leaves 30 x 20 mm. in box 35 x 46 x 35 cm.
Notes
  • Text is printed on a single sheet of paper, folded accordion-style and affixed inside a walnut shell. The shell is glazed and drilled with holes for a ribbon to create a hinge and closure.
  • Housed in original cardboard box with blue printing, with "Copyright 94538 Patent pend." on bottom of box.
  • Text strip and box contain advertisements for "The Old Goverment, the perfection of whisky, used in the medical departments of the U.S Army and Navy Service." "Old Government" whisky was produced by Wm. Wolff & Co. in San Francisco.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: In nutshell and original box, as described. The McGehee Miniature Book Collection. Given by Caroline Yarnall McGehee Lindemann in memory of her husband, Carden Coleman McGehee, UVA 1947.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

  • LEADER 02026nam a2200337Ia 4500
    001 u4306308
    003 SIRSI
    005 20120908113442.0
    008 120908s1904 caua 000 0 eng d
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)809423029
    040
      
      
    a| VA@ c| VA@
    245
    0
    4
    a| The United States history and Presidents in a nutshell.
    246
    1
      
    i| Title from box: a| U.S. history and its Presidents all in a nut shell
    260
      
      
    a| [San Francisco?] : b| L.I. Silverman, c| c1904.
    300
      
      
    a| 1 accordain folded strip mounted in an English walnut shell : b| ill., ports. ; c| text leaves 30 x 20 mm. in box 35 x 46 x 35 cm.
    500
      
      
    a| Text is printed on a single sheet of paper, folded accordion-style and affixed inside a walnut shell. The shell is glazed and drilled with holes for a ribbon to create a hinge and closure.
    500
      
      
    a| Housed in original cardboard box with blue printing, with "Copyright 94538 Patent pend." on bottom of box.
    500
      
      
    a| Text strip and box contain advertisements for "The Old Goverment, the perfection of whisky, used in the medical departments of the U.S Army and Navy Service." "Old Government" whisky was produced by Wm. Wolff & Co. in San Francisco.
    651
      
    0
    a| United States x| History.
    650
      
    0
    a| Presidents z| United States.
    650
      
    0
    a| Miniature books v| Specimens.
    630
    0
    0
    a| Collins nutshell books v| Specimens.
    700
    1
      
    a| Silverman, L. I.
    710
    2
      
    a| McGehee Miniature Book Collection (University of Virginia)
    752
      
      
    a| United States b| California d| San Francisco.
    590
      
      
    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: In nutshell and original box, as described. The McGehee Miniature Book Collection. Given by Caroline Yarnall McGehee Lindemann in memory of her husband, Carden Coleman McGehee, UVA 1947.
    596
      
      
    a| 10
    999
      
      
    a| Lindemann 06048 w| ALPHANUM i| X030835464 l| MINI m| SPEC-COLL t| RAREBOOK

Availability

Google Preview

Library Location Map Availability Call Number
Special Collections Special Collections N/A Available