PUBLISHER : DeWolfe, Fiske & Co., Boston, 1880-1905
Early books were purchased from Lovell et al; sold some plates to Lovell in 1890 and concentrated on juveniles. 365 Washington in 1880, expanded to 361 Washington Street in 1882. In 1891 established a branch at 18 Astor Place, NYC. (DLB 49). ... were one the few Boston publishers of cheap cloth-covered twelvemos during the 1870s and 1880s. They claimed that their popular twelvemos were "The best editions ever published for the money [1888-89 catalog]. These were turned over to Lovell's United States Book Company in 1890. (Shove).
LUCILE’s ISSUED BY DeWolfe, Fiske & Co. :
Standard Poets and The Dartmouth Series
1884 PTLA: This edition of the Standard Poets is printed in the best manner on fine tinted paper, and fully illustrated, crown 8vo, bound in cloth, bevelled boards, with elegant designs in gold, black and color, and gilt edges, making the handsomest amd neatest edition of these popular authors ever offered at so low a price; each $2.50 except Shakespeare which is $3.00. [Both Lucile and Meredith's Works are offered].
1886 PTLA: as 1884.
The Dartmouth Series of Popular Fiction.
1902 PTLA: These books are from a high-grade line of 12mos. They are on an extra grade of paper, well printed, bound in buckram cloth, gilt tops. Being the remainder of an edition, the quantities are limited. We offer them at a price much below that at which they were originally sold. [Only Lucile is offered].
No copies have been reported.
Last revised: 24 September 2010