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A.B.C. of Objects for Home and School. Kindergarten First Book

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During the golden era, McLoughlin Brothers continued to produce products that appealed to a broad age range of readers, from pre-readers to advanced students. McLoughlin Brothers also continued to work collaboratively with other publishers when it…

Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper

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The tale of Cinderella is a title that McLoughlin Brothers tinkered with and published for decades. This linen-backed, “indestructible” 1896 edition is a McLoughlin Brothers press room “plate house copy” with editorial annotations. It was…

Moses and the Wanderings of the Children of Israel

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Religious publications were a bread-and-butter part of the book business for McLoughlin Brothers, as they were for other publishers of the era. Sunday Schools, religious organizations, and parents all purchased illustrated Christian story books to…

Cenicentilla ó El Escarpin de Cristal.

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McLoughlin Brothers could work collaboratively with a competitor when it suited the bottom line. In the 1860s, the firm entered into a successful quiet arrangement with D. Appleton & Company to manufacture picture books with Spanish text for sale in…

The Merry Game of Old Maid

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In western cultures, unmarried older women are often objects of humor, and many “old maids” appear in novels, theatrical performances, movies, and more. McLoughlin Brothers issued Old Maid games in many forms, the most common being card games.…

Rumplestiltskin

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Georgina A. Davis (ca. 1852–1901) was trained at the Cooper Union Female School of Design, exhibited paintings and etchings in Boston and New York, and supported herself for over thirty years as a commercial illustrator. During the decades between…

Cinderella or The Glass Slipper

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Cinderella was one of the first picture books issued by John McLoughlin Jr. after he took over Elton & Company. He used the blocks originally owned by his contemporary Edward Dunigan in the 1840s, but the young McLoughlin made sure that every…

Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper

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Cinderella was a popular title throughout the nineteenth century, and was published by numerous firms, many of whom copied the edition issued by English engraver John Lewis Marks in the 1830s. This issue was published by the Albany firm of Erastus H.…

Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper

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The Cinderella Series was among the McLoughlin Brothers output listed in its earliest extant publisher’s catalog from 1867 and remained a fixture in the firm’s line through 1920. Cinderella versions published during the heyday years at the end of…

Cinderella

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British artist “Richard André” (b. William Roger Snow (1834–1907)) first worked with McLoughlin Brothers to illustrate the children’s travel picture book By Land & Water in 1887; it is quite probable that out of this relationship came…