Harrisburg, Pa. Gedruckt und zu haben bey G. S. Peters, 1840 . Original printed pictorial glazed orange wrappers, 5.75 x 3.5 inches, 18 leaves printed on one side only. Fifteen color-printed illustrations. Some trifling rubbing and wear; some occasional light foxing; a fine copy. Item #19166
A lovely copy of an early edition of the Peters edition of the Joseph story (the first evidently appearing in 1835), from America’s first color printer; the illustrations are printed in red, yellow, and green from multiple color blocks. Early penciled girl’s ownership signature on the first leaf. Title page dated 1840; wrappers dated 1837.