Item Details

The Shakespearian Advertiser

illustrated by Edward S. Jones
Format
Book
Published
Providence, R.I. : Published by H.P. Boyce, c1871.
Language
English
Description
[160] unnumbered pages : ill. ; 14 x 13 cm.
Notes
  • Signatures: [1]-10⁸, with 1st leaf of gathering 1 and 8th leaf of gathering 10 used as pastedowns to reinforce the wrapper.
  • "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1871, by J.H. Saunders ... E.L. Freeman, Printer, Union Block, Central Falls, R.I."
  • Trade directory, for Providence, RI.
  • Advertising matter interspersed with comic illustrations of quotations from Shakespeare.
  • "The Publisher, in offering the "Shakespearian Advertiser" to the public, feels confident that his method of presenting the Advertisements of our most prominent merchants to their notice, is one which will be appreciated by all. It combines information as to where our wants of all kinds may be supplied in the best manner, and at the fairest prices; with illustrations of a higher class of humor than is usually presented to the public by the so called comic papers." -- Preface.
  • "J. Lovejoy & Sons, Importers and Dealers in Carpeting, Nos. 14 & 16 Summer Street, Boston" printed below the imprint on front wrapper.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original pictorial orange wrappers. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2014/2015.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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