Gift: a Christmas and New Year"s present for 1836.
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Published by E.L. Carey & A. Hart in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • American literature

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Miss Leslie
ContributionsLeslie, Eliza, 1787-1858
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 292 p.
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15391423M

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Almost yearly, between , Leslie edited an annual gift book called The Gift: A Christmas and New Year’s Present, with contributions from Edgar Allan Poe (which included the first appearances of five short stories including "The Pit and the Pendulum," "Manuscript in a Bottle," and "The Purloined Letter"), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Born: November 15, , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Find THE VIOLET A Christmas and New-Year's Gift, or Birth-Day Present by Miss Leslie (Ed.) - What makes Biblio different? THE VIOLET A Christmas and New-Year's Gift, or Birth-Day Present by Miss Leslie (Ed. This book is Printed in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour. Apr 17,  · It is amazing that in a book that was written to boost his falling sales, Dickens produces his most brilliant work, in spite of his complaining that he didn't have sufficient space to develop his characters. 'A Christmas Carol' is the only book in this collection that actually involves Christmas, although 'The Chimes' does involve New Year's Day/5. Identifier holiday_entertainments_adapted_to_all_holidays_ Identifier-ark ark://t21c7m29s Ocr ABBYY FineReader Pages Ppi Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader