The History of Lewistonia

TitleThe History of Lewistonia
Year for Search1934
AuthorsCooke, David Ewin
Date Published1934
PublisherCooke Pub. Co
Place PublishedPoint Highest
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Toy city (land between two cherry trees) developed for children. The imagined land is an island off the coast of Florida. A government was formed with a flag and a coat of arms. Stamps were issued. A newspaper was started. Colonies were established. There were wars with pirates followed by a war with Russia. Following the “Red War,” there was a period of great prosperity and building. Three Lewistonia years is equal to fifty actual years. Lead standard for money. Includes a constitution (209-19).

Info Notes

The Duke catalog, quoting from the original book dealer’s catalog, says “Probably printed somewhere near Haverford, Pa. This appears to be the only copy printed,” but The Free Library of Philadelphia holds a copy. 

Holding Institutions

NcD, PP

Full Text

1934 Cooke, David Ewin. The History of Lewistonia. Illus. by the author. Point Highest: Cooke Pub. Co. The Duke catalog, quoting from the original book dealer’s catalog, says “Probably printed somewhere near Haverford, Pa. This appears to be the only copy printed,” but The Free Library of Philadelphia holds a copy. NcD, PP

Toy city (land between two cherry trees) developed for children. The imagined land is an island off the coast of Florida. A government was formed with a flag and a coat of arms. Stamps were issued. A newspaper was started. Colonies were established. There were wars with pirates followed by a war with Russia. Following the “Red War,” there was a period of great prosperity and building. Three Lewistonia years is equal to fifty actual years. Lead standard for money. Includes a constitution (209-19).