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 Front Cover
 Front Matter
 Half Title
 Title Page
 An alphabet of celebrities
 Back Matter
 Back Cover
 Spine






Group Title: alphabet of celebrities
Title: An alphabet of celebrities
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 Material Information
Title: An alphabet of celebrities
Physical Description: 58 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Herford, Oliver, 1863-1935
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 ( Illustrator )
Bird, Elisha Brown ( Illustrator )
Small, Maynard & Company ( Publisher )
Heintzemann Press ( Printer )
Publisher: Small, Maynard & Company
Place of Publication: Boston
Manufacturer: Heintzemann Press
Publication Date: 1899
 Subjects
Subject: Nonsense verses   ( lcsh )
Celebrities -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
Alphabet books -- 1899   ( rbgenr )
Alphabet rhymes -- 1899   ( rbgenr )
Herford -- Authors' presentation inscription (Provenance) -- 1899   ( rbprov )
Herford -- Authors' autographs (Provenance) -- 1899   ( rbprov )
Bldn -- 1899
Genre: Alphabet books   ( rbgenr )
Alphabet rhymes   ( rbgenr )
Authors' presentation inscription (Provenance)   ( rbprov )
Authors' autographs (Provenance)   ( rbprov )
poetry   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Massachusetts -- Boston
 Notes
Ownership: LC copy the gift of Mrs. Peter Grant, May 22, 1952.
Statement of Responsibility: Oliver Herford.
General Note: In verse.
General Note: Text and borders printed in red and black.
General Note: "Written & pictured by Oliver Herford with a border & initial letters by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue and end papers & cover design by E.B. Bird"--Colophon.
General Note: Baldwin Library copy inscribed by the author on the half title page with a drawing of a cat: "Pandora Pitman her book ... Oliver Herford his cat 1900."
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00089019
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002223782
notis - ALG4034
oclc - 01891104
lccn - 00000311

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Page 1
        Page 2
    Front Matter
        Page 3
        Page 4
        Page 5
        Page 6
        Page 7
        Page 8
    Half Title
        Page 9
        Page 10
    Title Page
        Page 11
        Page 12
    An alphabet of celebrities
        Page 13
        Page 14
        Page 15
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        Page 17
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    Back Matter
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    Back Cover
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    Spine
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This Alphabet of Celebrities
written & pictured by Oliver
Herford with a border & initial
letters by Bertram Grosvenor
Goodhue and end papers &
cover design by E. B. Bird is
printed for Small Maynard &
Company at the Heintzemann
Press in Boston U. S. A. in
the month of November
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