Folger call number: Sh.Misc. 2344
Folger holdings ID: 499816
Accession Number: 270181
On title page: "Forty-seventh thousand." Marcus Ward & Co. seems to have issued birthday registers between the 1870s through the 1890s. This issue was produced sometime between 1884 and 1899, during the period when Marcus Ward & Co. were headquartered in Farringdon Street and had begun operating their Royal Ulster Works, before going out of business in 1899 Plate facing the title page is an added title page printed in color to look like an illumination Preface (pages 5-6) signed "J.A.K."
Item information about Folger Sh.Misc. 2344
Bound in black leather, stamped in gold. Manuscript inscription on verso of plate: To Miss [C?] [Dow?] with best wishes from Wm G. Miller. Acquired from Ried R. Zulager, 2017-02-03
Also known as
Alternate titles: Birthday register : with sentiments from Shakespeare
former owner: Miller, Wm. G (William G.)
publisher: Marcus Ward & Co.
printer: Royal Ulster Works