PUBLISHER : Nims & Knight, Troy, NY, 1882-1892

ABOUT :
Cf L.C. Page; Estes & Lauriat (DLB 49). W.H. Merriam started Troy business in 1840; became Merriam, Moore and Co. in 1850, name changed to Nims & Knight in 1882, incorporated 1892 as Joseph Knight, with headquarters in Boston. (Brief Studies). See also H. B. Nims.

LUCILE’s ISSUED BY Nims & Knight :

1886 PTLA: Lucile-Owen Meredith. Family Edition. Fully illustrated, and uniform with Family Editions of Longfellow, Whittier and Tennyson. 1 vol., 8vo, cloth gilt, gilt edges...$2.50; 1 vol, 8vo, full crocodile, flexible...$4.00; 1 vol., full American seal, padded, flexible, gilt edges...$5.00.

1887 PTLA: Lucile-Owen Meredith. Family Edition. Fully illustrated, and uniform with other volumes of this series. 1 vol., 8vo, cloth gilt, gilt edges...$2.50; 1 vol., 8vo, full American seal, padded, flexible, gilt edges...$5.00.

1888-1890 PTLA: Family Edition of the Poets... 1 vol., octavo, cloth, gilt edges... $2.50; 1 vol., octavo, full American seal, padded, flexible, gilt edges... $4.00; 1 vol., octavo, full fancy embossed leather, padded covers, round corners... $5.00... Lucile by Owen Meredith. Fully illustrated, and handsome border around each page.

1891 PTLA: as 1888 with full fancy embossed leather reduced to $4.00.

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Other reported copies:

1885. Half emerald-green goatskin finished in pale greenish-gold cloudy pattern paper, spine gilt. Boston Public Library.

1888? University of Virginia.

Last revised: 15 August 2011