J. Q. Preble

J. Q. Preble

J.Q. Preble was a small publisher located in New York. They published several children's books from 1851 to 1865 [ [http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/spec-coll/bookcolls/Smith%20Miniature%20Collection/19th%20Century%20U%20S/New%20York%20Imprints.htm The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books] ] . Many of these books have beautiful wood engravings. The publisher often did not put publication dates, or author names in the books.

Selected works:

* ""Gift of Piety; or, Divine Breatings". - n.d. [ [http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/spec-coll/bookcolls/Smith%20Miniature%20Collection/19th%20Century%20U%20S/New%20York%20Imprints.htm The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books] ]

* "The Wonders of a Toy Shop". - n.d. 185? [ [http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=rbc3&fileName=rbc0001_2003juv54185page.db Library of Congress - Children's Literature Collection] ] [ [http://www.victoriana.com/antiquetoys/toyshop.html Victoriana] ]

* "Blackberry Girl" by Nancy Sproat - c. 1840 [ [http://www.biblio.com/books/62973691.html Biblio] ] [This source shows a possible date of 1840, which is prior to the date the publisher is known to have published during.]

* "The history of the children in the wood" - c. 1855 [ [http://www.archive.org/details/historyofchildre00newyiala Archives.org] ]

* "Lilly of the Valley", or Cousin Lill's Stories for Her Pets. - c. 1855 [ [http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/spec-coll/bookcolls/Smith%20Miniature%20Collection/19th%20Century%20U%20S/New%20York%20Imprints.htm The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books] ]

* "The Little Robinson Crusoe". - 1855 [ [http://www.larryvoyer.com/RobinsonCrusoe/crusoe%20pages/preble.htm ROBINSON CRUSOE - An English Graphical Bibliography] ]

* "Fairy tales for children". Sunbeam, Susie. - 1859 [ [http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/libs/scua/childrens_books/ch_books_f_aid.shtml Rutgers University Library - Finding Aid: Nineteenth Century Children's Chapbook Collection] ]

* "Stories about insects". Sunbeam, Susie. - 1859 [ [http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/libs/scua/childrens_books/ch_books_f_aid.shtml Rutgers University Library - Finding Aid: Nineteenth Century Children's Chapbook Collection] ]

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