Item #40202 Seven early 19th century children's chapbooks bound in one volume: (1). - Anon: The Daisy; or, Cautionary Stories-in Verse. Second edition. 1808. (2). - Anon: The Cowslip, or More Cautionary Stories in Verse. 1811. (3). - The English Mother's Catechism for her Children. By the Rev. Clark. 1834. (4). - The Caskets; or The Palace and the Church. By Mrs. Cameron. Fourteenth edition. 1838. (5). - The Holiday Queen. By Mrs. Cameron. Twelfth Edition. 1836. (6). - The Infirmary. By Mrs. Sherwood. Seventeenth Edition. 1837. (7). - Memory. By Mrs. Cameron. Fourth Edition. 1834. CHAPBOOKS.
Seven early 19th century children's chapbooks bound in one volume: (1). - Anon: The Daisy; or, Cautionary Stories-in Verse. Second edition. 1808. (2). - Anon: The Cowslip, or More Cautionary Stories in Verse. 1811. (3). - The English Mother's Catechism for her Children. By the Rev. Clark. 1834. (4). - The Caskets; or The Palace and the Church. By Mrs. Cameron. Fourteenth edition. 1838. (5). - The Holiday Queen. By Mrs. Cameron. Twelfth Edition. 1836. (6). - The Infirmary. By Mrs. Sherwood. Seventeenth Edition. 1837. (7). - Memory. By Mrs. Cameron. Fourth Edition. 1834.

Seven early 19th century children's chapbooks bound in one volume: (1). - Anon: The Daisy; or, Cautionary Stories-in Verse. Second edition. 1808. (2). - Anon: The Cowslip, or More Cautionary Stories in Verse. 1811. (3). - The English Mother's Catechism for her Children. By the Rev. Clark. 1834. (4). - The Caskets; or The Palace and the Church. By Mrs. Cameron. Fourteenth edition. 1838. (5). - The Holiday Queen. By Mrs. Cameron. Twelfth Edition. 1836. (6). - The Infirmary. By Mrs. Sherwood. Seventeenth Edition. 1837. (7). - Memory. By Mrs. Cameron. Fourth Edition. 1834.

London. J. Harris; J. Swan & Son; J. Souter; Houlson & Co. 1808-1838. Soft cover. 24mo. 14 x 9cm, various paginations, many woodcut illustrations, publisher's ads., most with original wrappers bound-in, bound in turn of century red cloth, gilt spine title reading "Miscellaneous Pamphlets", various inscriptions, some juvenile annotations, hinges shaken, sewing sound, first title page dust worn, a rare collection. (cgc) Chapbooks were a particular popular juvenile reading in the eighteenth & early nineteenth centuries, particularly attractive when normal children's books were either religious or morally bent. These bound copies are a rare collection of juvenile "penny histories" with most not surviving being crudely produced on cheap paper and paper wrappers. ". they were a paper-covered booklet, costing a penny or so, as sold by travelling hawkers (chapmen) who included bundles of them with the buttons, threads, laces and so on which they carried from village to village. Chapbooks were usually about 6" x 4", had up to 24 pages, illustrated with crude but lively woodcuts, and had a decorated cover-title, .". Glaister. Glossary of the Book. Item #40202

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