Item #28013 The Youth's Companion Announcement for 1897. Subscription Periodical Advertising Brochure.
The Youth's Companion Announcement for 1897.
The Youth's Companion Announcement for 1897.

The Youth's Companion Announcement for 1897.

Boston: Perry Mason & Company, 1896. Paperback. A sample of the Youth's Companion used to generate subscriptions. This sample has a list of contributors, and short descriptions of stories and serials such as: 'Among the Immigrants,' Funny Darkies,' 'Longfellow with his children', 'From the Tropics to the Pole,' 'Ministers stories,' 'Teacher's stories.' There are stories for Girls, Boys and Everyone. Amongst their contributors are members of government, prominent Public Men (incl. Hon. Theodore Roosevelt, President of the Board of Police Commissioners of NYC), eminent physicians, leading writers including Rudyard Kipling, Frank Stockton, Charles Dudley Warner, etc. Well known women include Alice Longfellow, Elizabeth Bisland, Mme Lillian Nordica, men of action, Andrew Carnegie, Robert Peary, etc. With two broadside inserts giving reasons for subscribing, and this issue 'is a gift from a neighbor.' OCLC: 18976960 cites 4 copies, at The Strong, Winterthur, Ohio Hist Connection and U Wisconsin Madison. 4 1/2 x 9 1/2", 23pp (1), broadsides( 5 1/2 to 7"). Purple paper covers, gilt title, string tied. Fine. Item #28013

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