John Wanamaker (1897)

Philadelphia and New York.

Wanamaker was a Philadelphia department store that had a large book department. The two series noted below, in addition to others, were printed by publishers for Wanamaker to sell in its store.

John Wanamaker published the Tom Brown books in two different series. The Columbine Library included both Tom Brown books. I believe this series was first published in 1897

Wanamaker's Young People's Library was a series of juvenile reprints published in two formats between the 1890's and the first decade of the 20th century. Both Tom Brown's were published in this series. The book pictured is from the second format. It is unclear whether the Tom Brown's were published in the first format of this series.

Columbine Library

Wanamaker's Young People's Library

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