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[Wood hornbook] [realia]

[Wood hornbook] [realia]

Title supplied by cataloger. An eighteenth-century hornbook, possibly American, with alphabet in lower and uppercases, followed by vowels, ligatures, and the Lord's prayer. Paper text covered with translucent ... More

The New-England primer improved : for the more easy attaining the true reading of English, to which is added, the Assembly of Divines, and Mr. Cotton's catechism

The New-England primer improved : for the more easy attaining the true...

Signatures: A-E⁸. LC copy imperfect: margins worn, all leaves reinforced, leaves C4 and C5 mended with some loss of text. Final leaf supplied from a reprint of the 1777 ed. ESTC W36250

Easy and instructive lessons for children. Also, The ladder to learning, or, A selection of fables consisting of words of only one syllable : being an easy introduction to the useful art of reading

Easy and instructive lessons for children. Also, The ladder to learnin...

Shaw & Shoemaker 6214 Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 303 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 25 LC copy imperfect: all after p. 48 wanting.

The puzzling-cap : a choice collection of riddles, in familiar verse, with a curious cut to each

The puzzling-cap : a choice collection of riddles, in familiar verse, ...

First and last leaves mounted on covers. Shaw & Shoemaker 9225 Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 1085.5 Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 309 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 123-124

The life of George Washington : with curious anecdotes, equally honourable to himself and exemplary to his young countrymen

The life of George Washington : with curious anecdotes, equally honour...

Shaw & Shoemaker 16702 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 40-44 LC copy has inscription: John Barton's book, 1810. LAC ecr 2019-04-25 no edits (1 card)

The juvenile national calendar, or, A familiar description of the U.S. government

The juvenile national calendar, or, A familiar description of the U.S....

Date of printing suggested by Shoemaker. Written and illustrated by John Latrobe. Cf. Semmes, J.E. John H.B. Latrobe and his times, 1917, p. 103. Shoemaker 16755 Illustrations in LC copy are hand colored. Sourc... More

The tales of Peter Parley about America : with engravings

The tales of Peter Parley about America : with engravings

First edition. Page 144 misnumbered 142. Signatures: [1]⁸ 2-9⁸. Shoemaker 29051 Blanck, J. Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 1 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 48-56 "The story of America"--P. 138-1... More

The school song book : adapted to the scenes of the school room : written for American children and youth

The school song book : adapted to the scenes of the school room : writ...

BAL 6796 Checklist Amer. imprints, 24785 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 163 Includes "Mary's lamb." First line: Mary had a little lamb. Two illustrations signed Anderson, one signed Grattan... More

The mansion of happiness : an instructive moral and entertaining amusement

The mansion of happiness : an instructive moral and entertaining amuse...

A board game that folds to the shape of a book. The paper fastener holds a counter and the instructions (1 sheet). The spaces on the game board are numbered from 1 to 67 and arrranged in an oval. Illustrated sp... More

The Boston cries ; and, The story of the little match-boy

The Boston cries ; and, The story of the little match-boy

Page [1] (blank) mounted inside front cover. The cries are on p. [2], [5], [7], [9], [11], [13], the story on [4], [6], [8], [10], [12], [14]. John C. Riker published at 129 Fulton St., New York, between 1844 ... More

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

In verse. 11 full-page illustrations including in pagination. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 133 With: Bayley, F.W.N. Jack the giant killer. New York: Burgess, Stringer & Co., 1845. LC copy ... More

Jack the giant killer by F.W.N. Bayley, author of The new tale of a tub, etc. ; with illustrations by Leech

Jack the giant killer by F.W.N. Bayley, author of The new tale of a tu...

In verse. 13 full-page illustrations included in pagination. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 133 With: Bayley, F.W.N. Little Red Riding Hood. New York: Burgess, Stringer & Co., 1845 -- Bayley... More

The little frog and pretty mouse

The little frog and pretty mouse

Copyright statement on title page: 1852. Includes 7 full-page illustrations, including the title page. In original illustrated pink paper wrapper with publisher's advertisement on p. [4]. Haviland, V. Yankee D... More

Goody Two-Shoes : illuminated with ten pictures

Goody Two-Shoes : illuminated with ten pictures

"With illustrations by W.H. Thwaites, engraved by the best artists"--Cover. In an illustrated stiff paper wrapper, with an advertisement on p. [4] for the series. Copyright 1855. Signatures: A-B⁸. Last page bla... More

Mother Goose in hieroglyphics

Mother Goose in hieroglyphics

"Part first"--Cover. On the title page and paper wrapper, "Goose" appears as an illustration of a goose. 26 nursery rhymes with many words replaced by pictures. Pages [31] and 32 have the key to the rebuses. Co... More

Learning to think : consisting of easy and entertaining lessons, designed to interest and assist in the first unfolding of the reflective and reasoning powers of children

Learning to think : consisting of easy and entertaining lessons, desig...

Weber, C.J. Abbott, VIa2 In original publisher's binding: red morocco-grain cloth with the series title inside a circle decorated with water plants and animals stamped in blind on both boards. Title in gilt on... More

McGuffey's newly revised eclectic primer, with pictorial illustrations

McGuffey's newly revised eclectic primer, with pictorial illustrations

"Intended as an introduction to McGuffey's eclectic first reader"--Preface. Clark, Austin, Maynard & Co. was publishing in New York between 1860 and 1862. Cf. 19th cent. Amer. children's book trade directory, A... More

Marmaduke Multiply

Marmaduke Multiply

In verse. Blakeman & Mason were at the above address in 1862. Americanized edition of a work originally published in England in 3 parts, in 1816 and 1817. The rhyme "4 times 11 are 44, I bought this book at F... More

Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother. A shape book. Title from illustrated paper cover. Toy book cut in the shape of a standing Little Red Riding Hood, with a wolf... More

Elsie Dinsmore

Elsie Dinsmore

First edition. Added t.p. has address: 506 Broadway, which is correct. Illustrations signed: Fay & Cox. In original publisher's binding: brown cloth over boards, with blind-stamped medallion in the center of t... More

The cats' party

The cats' party

Cover title. Copyright 1869. Leaves printed on one side only, printed pages face each other. First and last leaves pasted to paper wrapper. In illustrated paper wrapper with publisher's advertisement on p. [4]... More

The Children's object book

The Children's object book

"Designed in England and printed by G. Loewensohn at Fürth, Bavaria"--Front pastedown. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Yankee Doodle : an old friend in a new dress

Yankee Doodle : an old friend in a new dress

In verse. Eight full-page color illustrations. Blue line illustrations are incorporated into the pages of text. LC copy is a copyright deposit: Oct. 13, 1881, no. 15793 M. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literar... More

The wonder clock, or, Four & twenty marvellous tales, being one for each hour of the day

The wonder clock, or, Four & twenty marvellous tales, being one for ea...

Illustrated title page. Also available in digital form.

Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

Illustrated t.p.; all edges gilt. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 293-303 Williams, S.T. Washington Irving, p. 127 NC1075.M6 Copy 3 formerly shelved in Reserve Storage. vj18 2004-01-23

A wonder book for girls and boys

A wonder book for girls and boys

Added t.p., illustrated in colors; title page in red and black. The colored plates are mounted on paper within gilt-printed frames. "Two hundred and fifty copies printed"--P. [iv]. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle'... More

A child's garden of verses

A child's garden of verses

Prideaux, W.F. Stevenson, p. 39 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Mother Goose's story book

Mother Goose's story book

In original publisher's binding: color illustration on upper board of Mother Goose with her broom, flying in a basket. Decorated endpapers. cloth spine. Inscription in LC copy dated 1906. Also available in digital form.

Jimmy Crow

Jimmy Crow

Throughout the text some of the nouns are presented graphically. In original publisher's binding: tan cloth, illustrated cover stamped in red and black. LC copy is a copyright deposit: Two copies received Apr. ... More

Children of our town

Children of our town

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The book of the cat : with facsimiles of drawings in colour

The book of the cat : with facsimiles of drawings in colour

Printed on one side of leaf only. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Mother Goose in prose

Mother Goose in prose

Also available in digital form.

The twelve magic changelings

The twelve magic changelings

"Cut-outs for children of Mary and her little lamb, Humpty Dumpty and the egg, Tom the piper's son and his pig, The town mouse and the country mouse, Silverhair and the little wee bear, Robinson Crusoe and his ... More

Grimm's animal stories,

Grimm's animal stories,

Also available in digital form.

Our old nursery rhymes

Our old nursery rhymes

An illustrated collection of traditional nursery rhymes with accompanying music. For voice and piano; interlinear words. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The secret garden

The secret garden

A ten-year-old orphan comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web s... More

Mother West Wind "where" stories,

Mother West Wind "where" stories,

Also available in digital form.

Through fairy halls of my bookhouse,

Through fairy halls of my bookhouse,

Lettered on back: My bookhouse: Through fairy halls, three. Illustrated t.-p. and lining-papers in colors. Many illustrations are signed, and include the following names: Maud-Miska Petersham, Garada Clark. LC... More

The New-England primer improved : for the more easy attaining the true reading of English, to which is added, the Assembly of Divines, and Mr. Cotton's catechism

The New-England primer improved : for the more easy attaining the true...

Signatures: A-E⁸. LC copy imperfect: margins worn, all leaves reinforced, leaves C4 and C5 mended with some loss of text. Final leaf supplied from a reprint of the 1777 ed. ESTC W36250

Easy and instructive lessons for children. Also, The ladder to learning, or, A selection of fables consisting of words of only one syllable : being an easy introduction to the useful art of reading

Easy and instructive lessons for children. Also, The ladder to learnin...

Shaw & Shoemaker 6214 Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 303 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 25 LC copy imperfect: all after p. 48 wanting.

The puzzling-cap : a choice collection of riddles, in familiar verse, with a curious cut to each

The puzzling-cap : a choice collection of riddles, in familiar verse, ...

First and last leaves mounted on covers. Shaw & Shoemaker 9225 Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 1085.5 Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 309 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 123-124

The life of George Washington : with curious anecdotes, equally honourable to himself and exemplary to his young countrymen

The life of George Washington : with curious anecdotes, equally honour...

Shaw & Shoemaker 16702 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 40-44 LC copy has inscription: John Barton's book, 1810. LAC ecr 2019-04-25 no edits (1 card)

The juvenile national calendar, or, A familiar description of the U.S. government

The juvenile national calendar, or, A familiar description of the U.S....

Date of printing suggested by Shoemaker. Written and illustrated by John Latrobe. Cf. Semmes, J.E. John H.B. Latrobe and his times, 1917, p. 103. Shoemaker 16755 Illustrations in LC copy are hand colored. Sourc... More

The tales of Peter Parley about America : with engravings

The tales of Peter Parley about America : with engravings

First edition. Page 144 misnumbered 142. Signatures: [1]⁸ 2-9⁸. Shoemaker 29051 Blanck, J. Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 1 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 48-56 "The story of America"--P. 138-1... More

The school song book : adapted to the scenes of the school room : written for American children and youth

The school song book : adapted to the scenes of the school room : writ...

BAL 6796 Checklist Amer. imprints, 24785 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 163 Includes "Mary's lamb." First line: Mary had a little lamb. Two illustrations signed Anderson, one signed Grattan... More

The mansion of happiness : an instructive moral and entertaining amusement

The mansion of happiness : an instructive moral and entertaining amuse...

A board game that folds to the shape of a book. The paper fastener holds a counter and the instructions (1 sheet). The spaces on the game board are numbered from 1 to 67 and arrranged in an oval. Illustrated sp... More

The Boston cries ; and, The story of the little match-boy

The Boston cries ; and, The story of the little match-boy

Page [1] (blank) mounted inside front cover. The cries are on p. [2], [5], [7], [9], [11], [13], the story on [4], [6], [8], [10], [12], [14]. John C. Riker published at 129 Fulton St., New York, between 1844 ... More

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

In verse. 11 full-page illustrations including in pagination. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 133 With: Bayley, F.W.N. Jack the giant killer. New York: Burgess, Stringer & Co., 1845. LC copy ... More

Jack the giant killer by F.W.N. Bayley, author of The new tale of a tub, etc. ; with illustrations by Leech

Jack the giant killer by F.W.N. Bayley, author of The new tale of a tu...

In verse. 13 full-page illustrations included in pagination. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 133 With: Bayley, F.W.N. Little Red Riding Hood. New York: Burgess, Stringer & Co., 1845 -- Bayley... More

The little frog and pretty mouse

The little frog and pretty mouse

Copyright statement on title page: 1852. Includes 7 full-page illustrations, including the title page. In original illustrated pink paper wrapper with publisher's advertisement on p. [4]. Haviland, V. Yankee D... More

Goody Two-Shoes : illuminated with ten pictures

Goody Two-Shoes : illuminated with ten pictures

"With illustrations by W.H. Thwaites, engraved by the best artists"--Cover. In an illustrated stiff paper wrapper, with an advertisement on p. [4] for the series. Copyright 1855. Signatures: A-B⁸. Last page bla... More

Mother Goose in hieroglyphics

Mother Goose in hieroglyphics

"Part first"--Cover. On the title page and paper wrapper, "Goose" appears as an illustration of a goose. 26 nursery rhymes with many words replaced by pictures. Pages [31] and 32 have the key to the rebuses. Co... More

Learning to think : consisting of easy and entertaining lessons, designed to interest and assist in the first unfolding of the reflective and reasoning powers of children

Learning to think : consisting of easy and entertaining lessons, desig...

Weber, C.J. Abbott, VIa2 In original publisher's binding: red morocco-grain cloth with the series title inside a circle decorated with water plants and animals stamped in blind on both boards. Title in gilt on... More

McGuffey's newly revised eclectic primer, with pictorial illustrations

McGuffey's newly revised eclectic primer, with pictorial illustrations

"Intended as an introduction to McGuffey's eclectic first reader"--Preface. Clark, Austin, Maynard & Co. was publishing in New York between 1860 and 1862. Cf. 19th cent. Amer. children's book trade directory, A... More

Marmaduke Multiply

Marmaduke Multiply

In verse. Blakeman & Mason were at the above address in 1862. Americanized edition of a work originally published in England in 3 parts, in 1816 and 1817. The rhyme "4 times 11 are 44, I bought this book at F... More

Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother. A shape book. Title from illustrated paper cover. Toy book cut in the shape of a standing Little Red Riding Hood, with a wolf... More

Elsie Dinsmore

Elsie Dinsmore

First edition. Added t.p. has address: 506 Broadway, which is correct. Illustrations signed: Fay & Cox. In original publisher's binding: brown cloth over boards, with blind-stamped medallion in the center of t... More

The cats' party

The cats' party

Cover title. Copyright 1869. Leaves printed on one side only, printed pages face each other. First and last leaves pasted to paper wrapper. In illustrated paper wrapper with publisher's advertisement on p. [4]... More

The Children's object book

The Children's object book

"Designed in England and printed by G. Loewensohn at Fürth, Bavaria"--Front pastedown. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Yankee Doodle : an old friend in a new dress

Yankee Doodle : an old friend in a new dress

In verse. Eight full-page color illustrations. Blue line illustrations are incorporated into the pages of text. LC copy is a copyright deposit: Oct. 13, 1881, no. 15793 M. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literar... More

The wonder clock, or, Four & twenty marvellous tales, being one for each hour of the day

The wonder clock, or, Four & twenty marvellous tales, being one for ea...

Illustrated title page. Also available in digital form.

Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

Illustrated t.p.; all edges gilt. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 293-303 Williams, S.T. Washington Irving, p. 127 NC1075.M6 Copy 3 formerly shelved in Reserve Storage. vj18 2004-01-23

A wonder book for girls and boys

A wonder book for girls and boys

Added t.p., illustrated in colors; title page in red and black. The colored plates are mounted on paper within gilt-printed frames. "Two hundred and fifty copies printed"--P. [iv]. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle'... More

A child's garden of verses

A child's garden of verses

Prideaux, W.F. Stevenson, p. 39 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Mother Goose's story book

Mother Goose's story book

In original publisher's binding: color illustration on upper board of Mother Goose with her broom, flying in a basket. Decorated endpapers. cloth spine. Inscription in LC copy dated 1906. Also available in digital form.

Children of our town

Children of our town

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Jimmy Crow

Jimmy Crow

Throughout the text some of the nouns are presented graphically. In original publisher's binding: tan cloth, illustrated cover stamped in red and black. LC copy is a copyright deposit: Two copies received Apr. ... More

The book of the cat : with facsimiles of drawings in colour

The book of the cat : with facsimiles of drawings in colour

Printed on one side of leaf only. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Mother Goose in prose

Mother Goose in prose

Also available in digital form.

The twelve magic changelings

The twelve magic changelings

"Cut-outs for children of Mary and her little lamb, Humpty Dumpty and the egg, Tom the piper's son and his pig, The town mouse and the country mouse, Silverhair and the little wee bear, Robinson Crusoe and his ... More

Grimm's animal stories,

Grimm's animal stories,

Also available in digital form.

Our old nursery rhymes

Our old nursery rhymes

An illustrated collection of traditional nursery rhymes with accompanying music. For voice and piano; interlinear words. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The secret garden

The secret garden

A ten-year-old orphan comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web s... More

Mother West Wind "where" stories,

Mother West Wind "where" stories,

Also available in digital form.

Through fairy halls of my bookhouse,

Through fairy halls of my bookhouse,

Lettered on back: My bookhouse: Through fairy halls, three. Illustrated t.-p. and lining-papers in colors. Many illustrations are signed, and include the following names: Maud-Miska Petersham, Garada Clark. LC... More

The New-England primer improved : for the more easy attaining the true reading of English, to which is added, the Assembly of Divines, and Mr. Cotton's catechism

The New-England primer improved : for the more easy attaining the true...

Signatures: A-E⁸. LC copy imperfect: margins worn, all leaves reinforced, leaves C4 and C5 mended with some loss of text. Final leaf supplied from a reprint of the 1777 ed. ESTC W36250

Easy and instructive lessons for children. Also, The ladder to learning, or, A selection of fables consisting of words of only one syllable : being an easy introduction to the useful art of reading

Easy and instructive lessons for children. Also, The ladder to learnin...

Shaw & Shoemaker 6214 Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 303 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 25 LC copy imperfect: all after p. 48 wanting.

The puzzling-cap : a choice collection of riddles, in familiar verse, with a curious cut to each

The puzzling-cap : a choice collection of riddles, in familiar verse, ...

First and last leaves mounted on covers. Shaw & Shoemaker 9225 Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 1085.5 Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 309 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 123-124

The life of George Washington : with curious anecdotes, equally honourable to himself and exemplary to his young countrymen

The life of George Washington : with curious anecdotes, equally honour...

Shaw & Shoemaker 16702 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 40-44 LC copy has inscription: John Barton's book, 1810. LAC ecr 2019-04-25 no edits (1 card)

The juvenile national calendar, or, A familiar description of the U.S. government

The juvenile national calendar, or, A familiar description of the U.S....

Date of printing suggested by Shoemaker. Written and illustrated by John Latrobe. Cf. Semmes, J.E. John H.B. Latrobe and his times, 1917, p. 103. Shoemaker 16755 Illustrations in LC copy are hand colored. Sourc... More

The tales of Peter Parley about America : with engravings

The tales of Peter Parley about America : with engravings

First edition. Page 144 misnumbered 142. Signatures: [1]⁸ 2-9⁸. Shoemaker 29051 Blanck, J. Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 1 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 48-56 "The story of America"--P. 138-1... More

The school song book : adapted to the scenes of the school room : written for American children and youth

The school song book : adapted to the scenes of the school room : writ...

BAL 6796 Checklist Amer. imprints, 24785 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 163 Includes "Mary's lamb." First line: Mary had a little lamb. Two illustrations signed Anderson, one signed Grattan... More

The mansion of happiness : an instructive moral and entertaining amusement

The mansion of happiness : an instructive moral and entertaining amuse...

A board game that folds to the shape of a book. The paper fastener holds a counter and the instructions (1 sheet). The spaces on the game board are numbered from 1 to 67 and arrranged in an oval. Illustrated sp... More

The Boston cries ; and, The story of the little match-boy

The Boston cries ; and, The story of the little match-boy

Page [1] (blank) mounted inside front cover. The cries are on p. [2], [5], [7], [9], [11], [13], the story on [4], [6], [8], [10], [12], [14]. John C. Riker published at 129 Fulton St., New York, between 1844 ... More

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

In verse. 11 full-page illustrations including in pagination. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 133 With: Bayley, F.W.N. Jack the giant killer. New York: Burgess, Stringer & Co., 1845. LC copy ... More

Jack the giant killer by F.W.N. Bayley, author of The new tale of a tub, etc. ; with illustrations by Leech

Jack the giant killer by F.W.N. Bayley, author of The new tale of a tu...

In verse. 13 full-page illustrations included in pagination. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 133 With: Bayley, F.W.N. Little Red Riding Hood. New York: Burgess, Stringer & Co., 1845 -- Bayley... More

The little frog and pretty mouse

The little frog and pretty mouse

Copyright statement on title page: 1852. Includes 7 full-page illustrations, including the title page. In original illustrated pink paper wrapper with publisher's advertisement on p. [4]. Haviland, V. Yankee D... More

Goody Two-Shoes : illuminated with ten pictures

Goody Two-Shoes : illuminated with ten pictures

"With illustrations by W.H. Thwaites, engraved by the best artists"--Cover. In an illustrated stiff paper wrapper, with an advertisement on p. [4] for the series. Copyright 1855. Signatures: A-B⁸. Last page bla... More

Mother Goose in hieroglyphics

Mother Goose in hieroglyphics

"Part first"--Cover. On the title page and paper wrapper, "Goose" appears as an illustration of a goose. 26 nursery rhymes with many words replaced by pictures. Pages [31] and 32 have the key to the rebuses. Co... More

Learning to think : consisting of easy and entertaining lessons, designed to interest and assist in the first unfolding of the reflective and reasoning powers of children

Learning to think : consisting of easy and entertaining lessons, desig...

Weber, C.J. Abbott, VIa2 In original publisher's binding: red morocco-grain cloth with the series title inside a circle decorated with water plants and animals stamped in blind on both boards. Title in gilt on... More

McGuffey's newly revised eclectic primer, with pictorial illustrations

McGuffey's newly revised eclectic primer, with pictorial illustrations

"Intended as an introduction to McGuffey's eclectic first reader"--Preface. Clark, Austin, Maynard & Co. was publishing in New York between 1860 and 1862. Cf. 19th cent. Amer. children's book trade directory, A... More

Marmaduke Multiply

Marmaduke Multiply

In verse. Blakeman & Mason were at the above address in 1862. Americanized edition of a work originally published in England in 3 parts, in 1816 and 1817. The rhyme "4 times 11 are 44, I bought this book at F... More

Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest on her way to visit her grandmother. A shape book. Title from illustrated paper cover. Toy book cut in the shape of a standing Little Red Riding Hood, with a wolf... More

Elsie Dinsmore

Elsie Dinsmore

First edition. Added t.p. has address: 506 Broadway, which is correct. Illustrations signed: Fay & Cox. In original publisher's binding: brown cloth over boards, with blind-stamped medallion in the center of t... More

The cats' party

The cats' party

Cover title. Copyright 1869. Leaves printed on one side only, printed pages face each other. First and last leaves pasted to paper wrapper. In illustrated paper wrapper with publisher's advertisement on p. [4]... More

The Children's object book

The Children's object book

"Designed in England and printed by G. Loewensohn at Fürth, Bavaria"--Front pastedown. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Yankee Doodle : an old friend in a new dress

Yankee Doodle : an old friend in a new dress

In verse. Eight full-page color illustrations. Blue line illustrations are incorporated into the pages of text. LC copy is a copyright deposit: Oct. 13, 1881, no. 15793 M. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literar... More

The wonder clock, or, Four & twenty marvellous tales, being one for each hour of the day

The wonder clock, or, Four & twenty marvellous tales, being one for ea...

Illustrated title page. Also available in digital form.

Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

Illustrated t.p.; all edges gilt. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 293-303 Williams, S.T. Washington Irving, p. 127 NC1075.M6 Copy 3 formerly shelved in Reserve Storage. vj18 2004-01-23

A wonder book for girls and boys

A wonder book for girls and boys

Added t.p., illustrated in colors; title page in red and black. The colored plates are mounted on paper within gilt-printed frames. "Two hundred and fifty copies printed"--P. [iv]. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle'... More