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E.T. Hazeltine

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The portion of this website in front of you brings together in preliminary fashion a variety of lists and descriptions for United States Miniature Books published before 1901 (or by a publisher whose output largely dates before 1901). The books have been organized, generally, by press or publisher as described in Robert C. Bradbury’s Antique United States Miniature Books, 1690-1900 (No. Clarendon, Vermont: The Microbibliophile, 2001). This page describes titles held by the University of Iowa Libraries for the presses or publishers described below. The descriptions generally follow Bradbury’s format: Author. Title. Imprint (if it varies from the heading), date. Size in inches. Number of pages. Brief physical description. Illustrations note. Copy # of [##] copies (when known)..

E.T. Hazeltine

Warren, PA

1879-1896

(manufacturer of medicinal products)

About 1897, the company was renamed the Piso Company which continued to published miniature advertising booklets

For a web site devoted to these publications, see http://www.hazeltinepisoalmanacs.zoomshare.com/

Toby and the Wasp. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, 1883. 1 3/4 x 2 3/4″, [16]pp. Pictorial wraps.
B19th 26/B1396

The Coast Storm or a Wife Worth Having, A Sea Sketch. [Warren, PA: Hazeltine, ca1886-1888]. 2 1/4 x 3 1/4″.
B19th 29/B1424

The Old Musician. [Warren, PA: Hazeltine, ca1886-1888]. 2 1/4 x 3 1/4″.
B19th 35/B1432.

All of the books in the “Pocket Book Almanac” series measure about 1 3/8 x 2″ and are in printed wrapers:

Hazeltine’s 1879 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1878]. First series.
B19th 1/1358

Hazeltine’s 1880 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1879]. Second series.
B19th 2/B1363

Hazeltine’s 1881 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1880]. Third series.
Two copies. B19th 4/B1374

Hazeltine’s 1882 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1881]. Fourth series.
B19th 5/B1386

Hazeltine’s 1883 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1882]. Fifth series.
B19th 6/B1394

Hazeltine’s 1884 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1883]. Sixth series.
B19th 7/B1404

Hazeltine’s 1885 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1884]. Seventh series.
B19th 8/B1412

Hazeltine’s 1886 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1885]. Eighth series.
B19th 9/B1419

Hazeltine’s 1887 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1886]. Ninth series.
B19th 10/B1426

Hazeltine’s 1888 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1887]. Tenth series.
B19th 11/B1436

Hazeltine’s 1889 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1888]. Eleventh series.
B19th 12/B1542

Hazeltine’s 1890 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1889]. Twelvth series.
B19th 13/B1547

Hazeltine’s 1891 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1890]. Thirteenth series.
B19th 14/B1556

Hazeltine’s 1892 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1891]. Fourteenth series.
Name of local druggist provided on back. B19th 15/B1561

Hazeltine’s 1893 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1892]. Fifteenth series.
B19th 16/B1566

Hazeltine’s 1894 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1893]. Sixteenth series.
B19th 17/B1572

Hazeltine’s 1895 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1894]. Seventeenth series.
B19th 18/B1579

Hazeltine’s 1896 Pocket Book Almanac. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1895]. Eighteenth series.
B19th 19/B1585

The following Hazeltine calendars carry advertising for the Piso Cure [for Consumption]. They measure about 2 1/8 x 3″ and are in printed wrappers:

Calendar: October 1889-March 1890. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [ca 1889].
B19th 37/B1550

Calendar: April 1980-September1890. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [ca1889].
B19th 38/B1552

Calendar: October 1890-March 1891. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [1890].
B19th 39/B1553

Calendar: April 1891-September 1891. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine, [ca1890].
B19th 40/B1558

Calendar: October 1891-March 1892. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine., [ca1891].
B19th 41/B1559

Calendar: April 1894-September 1894. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine [ca1894].
B19th: Not listed.

The following music booklets also carry advertising for the Piso Cure. They measure about 2 1/8 x 3 1/4″ and are in printed wrappers. Bradbury dates them all to about 1896:

Armstrong, Frank L. Red, White, and Blue. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine.
B19th 46/B1594

Hopkinson, F. Hail Columbia. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine.
B19th 49/B1600

Star Spangled Banner. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine.
B19th 52/B1603

Holmes, Olver Wendell. The Flower of Liberty. Warren, PA: E.T. Hazeltine.
B19th: Not listed.