Semi-bound edition of Harper and Brothers' seasonal lists (1869-1871),Harper Story Books: the Harper Establishment; or, how the story books are made(1855). Other items: novelty author playing cards, instructions on how to open a book, book cover design, published essay on early children's books. Ephemera from the American Booksellers Association, the Bibliographical Society of America, Library of Congress. Burial keepsake, Henry Stevens "Lover of Books" (1886).
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Books, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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