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Title
Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with the boot-blacks
Other Title
Ragged Dick
Street life in New York with the boot-blacks
Contributor Names
Alger, Horatio, Jr., 1832-1899.
Loring, Aaron Kimball, 1826-1911, publisher.
Kinnersley, Augustus F., approximately 1822- engraver.
Created / Published
[Boston] : Loring, publisher, 319 Washington Street, Boston,
Notes
-  "Contributed as a serial story to the pages of the Schoolmate ... during the year 1867"--P. vii, preface, dated: New York, April 1868.
-  Copyright 1868.
-  First edition of Alger's first rags-to-riches story.
-  In advertisement on p. [2], no. 2 in Ragged Dick series: Fame and fortune, or, The progress of Richard Hunter (in December) others in preparation.
-  Illustrations signed: Kinnersley.
-  In original publisher's binding: green blind-stamped cloth over boards. Title and figure of Ragged Dick gilt-stamped on spine.
-  Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 263-271
-  Blanck, J. Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 29
Medium
[2], viii, 296 p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
PZ7.A395 Rag
PZ7.A395 Rag Copy 2 Bound upside down. Inscribed: Fred. Gerrish, Christmas 1868. Underlined and annotated throughout.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Juvenile.56362.1
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Juvenile.56362.2
Library of Congress Control Number
63056362
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Description
"Contributed as a serial story to the pages of the Schoolmate ... during the year 1867"--P. vii, preface, dated: New York, April 1868. Copyright 1868. First edition of Alger's first rags-to-riches story. In advertisement on p. [2], no. 2 in Ragged Dick series: Fame and fortune, or, The progress of Richard Hunter (in December) others in preparation. Illustrations signed: Kinnersley. In original publisher's binding: green blind-stamped cloth over boards. Title and figure of Ragged Dick gilt-stamped on spine. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 263-271 Blanck, J. Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 29
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Chicago citation style:

Alger, Horatio, Jr, Aaron Kimball Loring, and Augustus F Kinnersley. Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with the boot-blacks. [Boston: Loring, publisher, 319 Washington Street, Boston, 1868] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/63056362/. (Accessed September 23, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Alger, H., Loring, A. K. & Kinnersley, A. F. (1868) Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with the boot-blacks. [Boston: Loring, publisher, 319 Washington Street, Boston] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/63056362/.

MLA citation style:

Alger, Horatio, Jr, Aaron Kimball Loring, and Augustus F Kinnersley. Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with the boot-blacks. [Boston: Loring, publisher, 319 Washington Street, Boston, 1868] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/63056362/>.