Copyright Info on American Manuals

Many of the American Meccano manuals (and some other American Meccano literature) are referenced in the Copyright Entry books published by the American Copyright Office. These list all the books, pamphlets and other printed matter that was submitted to the copyright authorities in America. All these Copyright Entry books are available to refer to on-line.

The entries in these Copyright Entry books give actual dates and other useful infomation. The information extracted from these books is presented below. Where applicable the reference numbers from the list of USA Meccano manuals produced by Kendrick Bisset is included in green as a cross reference. Scans of the relevant pages and also links to the original Copyright Entry books are also provided. For completeness, references to all Meccano related books are included - not just the manuals.

Details of copyright entries of American Meccano Manuals
From the American Books of Copyright Entries
Manual
Ref
Address Description No of
pages
Size Date Published
(For UK)
(editions)
Copyright Date
(i.e. Date)
(Submitted)
Date aff
(i.e. Date)
(Approved)
Copyright
Reference
Page
Scan
Index
Page
Scan
Copyright
Entries
Book
Link
10.2 Liverpool Hornby System of Mechanical Demonstration 44 12mo - Sep 24 1910 Sep 28 1910 A 270897 {S} 1910
Index
1910
Book
11.2 Liverpool Meccano Royal 8 24mo - Jun 20 1911 Jun 22 1911 A 291375 {S} 1911
Index
1911
Book
11.1 Albany Manual of Instructions 49 12mo - Aug 11 1911 Aug 14 1911 A 294670 {S}
12.1
12.2
Liverpool Meccano Instructions 80 12mo - Jul 31 1912 Aug 2 1912 A 317593 {S} 1912
Index
1912
Book
12.3 Liverpool Meccano Book of Instructions for No.0 Outfit 10+[2] 16mo - Aug 9 1912 Aug 13 1912 A 318550
- Liverpool Meccano a New Hobby for Bright Boys 15 8vo - Nov 22 1912 Nov 27 1912 A 329197 {S}
13.3 Liverpool Meccano Instructions 99 16mo - Aug 27 1913 Aug 27 1913 A 352483 {S} 1913
Index
1913
Book
13.4 Liverpool Meccano No.0 Outfit 16 16mo - Aug 27 1913 Aug 27 1913 A 352482
14.2
14.3
New York Meccano Instructions No.14 134 16mo - Jul 25 1914 Jul 27 1914 A 374943 {S} 1914
Index
1914
Book
14.5
14.6
New York Meccano Instructions for the No.0 Outfit No.140 18 16mo - Jul 30 1914 Jul 31 1914 A 377455
14.1 New York Meccano Supplementary Instructions No.13 35 16mo - Jul 30 1914 Jul 31 1914 A 377456
- New York Story of Meccano by the Meccano Boy 16 8vo - Oct 22 1914 Nov 2 1914 A 386851 {S}
- New York New Toy Every Day [4] 8vo - Oct 21 1914 Nov 12 1914 A 389283 {S}
- New York Meccano Competition 1914-15 [5] 8vo - Nov 21 1914 Nov 23 1914 A 390232
- New York Meccano, New Outfits, New Patented Parts for 1915 card 5"x4" - Jan 18 1915 Jan 23 1915 A 395029 {S} 1915
Index
1915
Book
- New York It Pays Best to Sell Meccano [4] fol - Jun 5 1915 Jun 21 1915 A 408031 {S}
- New York Meccano, Engineering in Miniature [8] 16mo - Aug 7 1915 Aug 11 1915 A 408937 {S}
15.2 New York Meccano Prize Models 1914-15 24 16mo - Sep 4 1915 Sep 10 1915 A 410376 {S}
- Liverpool Meccano Instruction Book No. 1
(English Ed.)
136 16mo Jul 3
1916
Jul 27
1916
- A ad int 2717 {S} 1916
Index
1916
Book
- Liverpool Meccano Instructions for No.0 Outfit
(English Ed.)
18 16mo Jul 3
1916
Jul 27
1916
- A ad int 2718
16.2 Liverpool Meccano Instructions for No.0 Outfit 18 16mo - Aug 24 1916 Aug 25 1916 A 439010 {S}
16.1 Liverpool Meccano Manual of Instructions Book No.1 (American Edition) 136 16mo - Aug 24 1916 Aug 25 1916 A 439009
16.3 Liverpool Meccano Prize Models 24 16mo - Oct 24 1916 Nov 6 1916 A 444787 {S}
16.6 Liverpool Meccanograph Manual of Instructions 9+[15] 16mo - Nov 18 1916 Dec 23 1916 A 448555
- Liverpool Meccano Competition 1917-1918 [6] 8vo - Sep 27 1917 Oct 22 1917 A 474825 {S} 1917
Index
1917
Book
- Liverpool Meccano Toy Engineering for Boys 16 4to - Oct 12 1917 Nov 8 1917 A 475931 {S}
- Liverpool Meccano Wonder Book 16 8vo - Oct 23 1917 Nov 24 1917 A 478450
- Liverpool Meccano Toy Engineering for Boys Card 7¼" x 5½" - Feb 14 1918 Mar 28 1918 A 493702 {S} 1918
Index
1918
Book
??? Liverpool Meccano Manual of Instructions Book 2 - 1st ed. (American Edition) 80 16mo - Sep 3 1918 Oct 23 1918 A 505527 {S}
18.1 Liverpool Meccano Manual of Instructions Book 2 - 2nd ed. (American Edition) 80 16mo - Oct 7 1918 Oct 23 1918 A 505528
20.2 Liverpool Meccano Manual of Instructions Book No.1 Special (No 16A American Ed.) 40 16mo - Mar 27 1920 Apr 10 1920 A 568041 {S} 1920
Index
1920
Book
20.5 Liverpool Meccano Instructions for No.0 Outfit 18 16mo - Mar 29 1920 Apr 10 1920 A 568042
21.2 Liverpool Meccano Manual of Instructions for Outfits No.s 1, 2 & 3. No.21 (American Edition) 64 16mo - Jun 4 1921 Jun 15 1921 A 618446 {S} 1921
Index
1921
Book
- Liverpool Meccano Instructions for Outfits No. 0. No.22.0 (English Edition) 18+[2] 16mo Apr 6
1922
May 4
1922
- A ad int. 4417 {S} 1922
Index
1922
Book
22.3 Liverpool Meccano Instructions for Outfits No. 0. No.22.0 (American Edition) 3-18 16mo - May 22 1922 May 26 1922 A 675832 {S}
- Liverpool Meccano Instructions for Outfits Nos. 0-3 No.22A (English Edition) 64 16mo Jul 19
1922
Sep 15
1922
- A ad int. 4624 {S}
??? Liverpool Meccano Instructions for Outfits Nos. 0-3 No.22A (American Edition) 64 16mo - Jan 8 1923 Jan 11 1923 A 694754 {S} 1923
Index
1923
Book
23.3 Liverpool Meccano Instructions for Outfits Nos. 0 to 3 No.22A (American Edition) 64 16mo - Jun 13 1923 Jun 22 1923 A 710414 {S}
23.4 Liverpool Meccano Instructions for No. 00 Outfit (American Edition) 8
folded
16mo - Jul 18 1923 Aug 2 1923 A 754776
24.5 Liverpool Meccano Instructions for No. 00 Outfit sheet 12"x16" folded to 16mo - Apr 1 1924 Apr 10 1924 A 782324 {S} 1924
Index
1924
Book
24.2 Liverpool Meccano Manual of Instructions for Outfits Nos. 0 to 3 No.56A (American Ed.) - 16mo - Jun 23 1924 Jul 17 1924 A 804108 {S}
{S}
24.3 Liverpool Meccano Manual of Instructions for Outfits Nos. 4 to 6 No.56B (American Ed.) - 16mo - Jun 23 1924 Jul 17 1924 A 804109
- Elizabeth Jackie Coogan book (Frank Hornby) - - - Nov 17 1925 Dec 7 1925 A 877182 {S} 1925
Index
1925
Book
28.1 Elizabeth Meccano Instructions for Outfits 00 to 3x (American Ed.) - - - Jul 16 1928 Jul 19 1928 A 1084751 {S} 1928
Index
1928
Book
28.2 Elizabeth Meccano Instructions for Outfits 4x to 6x (American Ed.) - - - Jul 18 1928 Jul 19 1928 A 1084751
29.2 Elizabeth Meccano Supplementary Instruction manual No.10 (American Ed.) - - - Jul 9 1929 Jul 10 1929 AA 21085 {S} 1929
Index
1929
Book
29.5 Elizabeth Instructions for Outfits 0 to 40 (American Ed.) - - - Nov 23 1929 Nov 27 1929 AA 29744 {S}
29.8 Elizabeth Instructions for Outfits 50 to 70 (American Ed.) - - - Nov 23 1929 Nov 27 1929 AA 29743
- New Haven Meccano Manual of Instructions - Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 - - - Sep 1 1930 Sep 26 1930 AA 52031 {S} 1930
Index
1930
Book
- New Haven Manual of Instructions - Meccano Building Blocks - - - Jul 21 1930 Oct 8 1930 AA 52528 {S}
- - Meccano Gardener - - - Mar 1 1932 - AA 93980 {S} 1932
Index
1932
Book
- - Mutt & Jeff Joke Book - - - Feb 4 1932 - AA 96354 {S}
- - Instructions for Meccano - - - Jul 18 1933 - AA 124942 {S} 1933
Index
1933
Book
- - Meccano Microscope etc. - - - Apr 19 1933 - AA 125863 {S}
- New York Microscope, Manual of Instructions M1580 - - - Oct 31 1934 - AA 166943 {S} 1935
Index
1935
Book
- New York Microscope, Manual of Instructions M1608 - - - Oct 31 1934 - AA 166942
- New York Chemistry, Manual of Instructions - - - Jul 5 1935 - AA 180839 {S}
- New York Microscope, Manual of Instructions - - - Jul 24 1935 Jul 25 1935 AA 180840
- New York Manual of Instructions, Scotland Yard Detective Kit - - - Jun 10 1936 - AA 209587 {S} 1936
Index
1936
Book
- New York Manual of Instructions, Telescope - - - Sep 28 1935 - AA 209585
- New York Meccano Foundary Kit, Instruction Manual - - - Jun 10 1936 - AA 209586
- New York Kiddies Parade - - - Apr 19 1937 - AA 245470 {S} 1937
Index
1937
Book
- New York Microscope, Manual of Instructions - - - Jun 10 1937 - AA 245471
- New York Exploring the World with the Microscope M1799, M1805 - Edited by Oscar W. Richards in collaboration with Alfred C. Gilbert - - - Jul 21 1937 Jul 26 1937 AA 245473 {S}
- New York Meccano-brik, Illustrated Book of Models, sec 1 - - - Jun 23 1938 - AA 270811 {S} 1938
Index
1938
Book

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