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About this Item


  • The slant book

Contributor Names

  • Newell, Peter, 1862-1924, author.
  • Patterson, Mary Marvin Breckinridge, 1905-2002, donor.
  • Breckenridge, Joseph Cabell, 1788-1823, former owner.
  • Harper & Brothers, publishers.

Created / Published

  • New York : Harper & Brothers, [1910]
  • ©1910

Subject Headings

  • -  Toy and movable books--Specimens


  • -  Illustrated title page.
  • -  In the shape of a parallelogram, with slanted illustrations of a baby in a cart rolling through town.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LAC tnb 2020-09-01 update (1 card)


  • 48 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PZ8.3.N46 S
  • PZ8.3.N46 S Copy 2 Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson, Feb. 12, 1980. Inscription: Joseph Cabell Breckenridge from Uncle Frank, Christmas 1910.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 10025818

OCLC Number

  • 2033803

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Newell, Peter, Author, Mary Marvin Breckinridge Patterson, Joseph Cabell Breckenridge, and Publishers Harper & Brothers. The Slant Book. [New York: Harper & Brothers, ©, 1910] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/10025818/.

APA citation style:

Newell, P., Patterson, M. M. B., Breckenridge, J. C. & Harper & Brothers, P. (1910) The Slant Book. [New York: Harper & Brothers, ©] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/10025818/.

MLA citation style:

Newell, Peter, Author, et al. The Slant Book. [New York: Harper & Brothers, ©, 1910] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/10025818/>.