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1850s

Pages from issues of handmade juvenile publications, The Lantern, created by 8-year-old Frederic Gerrish of Portland, Maine, 1853-1859.
May 27, 2011
Pages from a unique book of 121 mounted seaweed specimens from the Sea of Japan [collected, possibly by Lauriston B. Hardin, on the Perry Japan Expedition, 1853-55].
January 12, 2010
Enciclopedia de la Infancia, a complete run of a little-known periodical published to educate children by the director of the Escuela Normal Mercantil in Valparaiso, Chile in 1857. The editor, Enrique M. de Santa Olalla, appears to have produced the majority of each issue by hand.
February 26, 2009
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