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Contes du temps passé de ma mere l'oye : avec des morales

Contes du temps passé de ma mere l'oye : avec des morales

English and French on facing pages. English translation is by G. Miege, not R.S. (Robert Samber), Cf. ESTC. Signatures: A-O⁸ P². Bound in black morocco with gilt tooling; black end papers. ESTC (RLIN) N13590 L... more

A token for children : being an exact account of the conversion, holy and exemplary lives, and joyful deaths of several young children

A token for children : being an exact account of the conversion, holy ...

"Preserved and published for the encouragement of piety in other children. With new additions." A token for the children of New England is by Cotton Mather. First published in England, 1671-1672. Became the m... 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

Cock Robin's death and funeral

Cock Robin's death and funeral

Date of printing suggested by Bristol. Consists of one gathering, unsigned. "The catalogue and characters of the letters of the alphabet"--P. 11-24. Bristol B5059 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler,... more

The American spelling book, containing an easy standard of pronunciation : being the first part of a grammatical institute of the English language

The American spelling book, containing an easy standard of pronunciati...

Signatures: A-M⁶. Evans 23052 Skeel, E.E.F. Webster 22 ESTC W7833 LC copy rebound; in 19 cm. case with contemporary wooden boards preserved in enclosed folder.

The prodigal daughter, or, A strange and wonderful relation : shewing how a gentleman of great estate in Bristol, had a proud and disobedient daughter, who, because her parents would not support her in all her extravagance, bargained with the devil to poison them, how an angel informed her parents of her design, how she lay in a trance four days, and when she was put in the grave, she came to life again, and related the wonderful things she saw in the other world

The prodigal daughter, or, A strange and wonderful relation : shewing ...

Signatures: [A]⁶. Evans 36166 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 13-14 Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 1068.14 ESTC W26926 LAC ael 2019-06-20 no edits (1 card)

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 entertaining history of Giles Gingerbread, a little boy who lived upon learning

The entertaining history of Giles Gingerbread, a little boy who lived ...

"Adorned with copperplate engravings." Each plate has two illustrations; numbered 1-8. Attributed to John Newbery. Cf. DNB; Mrs. E.M. Field, The child and his book; Nichols' Lit. anec. v. 3, p. 465. Shaw & S... more

The uncle's present : a new battledoor

The uncle's present : a new battledoor

24 letter alphabet (no J or U), illustrated with street vendors with their particular cries as captions. Wrapper shaped like an envelope, with a flap that surrounds the fore-edge of the book. Title from ins... more

The history of insects

The history of insects

Shaw & Shoemaker 28750 Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 544.5 Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 475 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 45-47 Alphabet on p. [2] of cover, bookseller's adve... more

Metamorphosis, or, A transformation of pictures, with poetical explanations, for the amusement of young persons

Metamorphosis, or, A transformation of pictures, with poetical explana...

Sands' text is rewritten from The beginning, progress, and end of man, London, 1650. The illustrations are by J. Poupard. First published at Philadelphia ca. 1787. Each leaf is folded inward at the top and bott... more

A new hieroglyphical Bible for the amusement & instruction of children :

A new hieroglyphical Bible for the amusement & instruction of children...

"Recommended by the Rev. Rowland Hill, M.A. From an English edition." Woodcut illustrations by Alexander Anderson. Cf. Haviland. Shaw & Shoemaker 30872 Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 513.3 Haviland, V. ... more

Beauties of the New-England primer

Beauties of the New-England primer

Heartman estimates date of printing between 1815 and 1830; Haviland 1818. Samuel Wood & Sons published at 261 Pearl St., New York, between 1817 and 1835. Heartman, C.F. New England primer, 442 Haviland, V. Ya... more

The history of Tommy Two-Shoes, own brother to Mrs. Margery Two-Shoes

The history of Tommy Two-Shoes, own brother to Mrs. Margery Two-Shoes

"Embellished with cuts." First and last leaves mounted inside printed wrapper. Shaw & Shoemaker 43932 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. p. 84-88 Printer's advertisement on p. [31]; Alphabet on p. [4].

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

Les contes de Pierre Parley sur l'Amérique : avec figures

Les contes de Pierre Parley sur l'Amérique : avec figures

Translated by F.M.J. Surault. Frontispiece with caption: Peter Parley telling stories, signed: J. Andrews. Shaw & Shoemaker 12661 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 58 In original publisher's bi... more

Keeper's travels in search of his master

Keeper's travels in search of his master

Checklist Amer. imprints, 19601 Also available in digital form.

The daisy, or, Cautionary stories in verse : adapted to the ideas of children from four to eight years old

The daisy, or, Cautionary stories in verse : adapted to the ideas of c...

"Embellished with engravings on wood from new designs." This title is attributed to Elizabeth Turner by Welch, Rosenbach, and Checklist of American imprints. In original publisher's binding: brown cloth with a ... more

The Butterfly's ball, and the grasshopper's feast

The Butterfly's ball, and the grasshopper's feast

Cover title. "Embellished with eight colored engravings." The Ill. are hand-colored. In verse. In illustrated green printed wrapper. Baltimore directories show William Raine printing in Baltimore in the early ... more

The countries of Europe, and the manners and customs of its various nations : in easy and entertaining verse for children

The countries of Europe, and the manners and customs of its various na...

Pagination includes 8 plates. American Antiquarian Society suggests 1843 as the date of printing. E. Dunigan was printing by himself at 151 Fulton St. from 1842 to 1848. Illustrations have the following captio... 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 Adventures of Miss Minette and Master Jocko : to which is added, The marvelous adventures of Dame Trot and her wonderful cat

The Adventures of Miss Minette and Master Jocko : to which is added, T...

Huestis & Cozans printed in New York between 1850 and 1852--Cf. 19th century Amer. children's book trade directory (at AAS website). Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 150-155

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

Independence : true and false

Independence : true and false

LC children's books, v. 1, p. 460. Also available in digital form.

Maria Cheeseman, or, The candy-girl

Maria Cheeseman, or, The candy-girl

In original publisher's binding: blue rib-grain cloth with borders stamped in blind on boards, title stamped in gilt on spine. Also available in digital form. LC copy is a copyright deposit: no. 453, Feb. 13, 1856.

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

Mamma's budget, or, Daily reading for children

Mamma's budget, or, Daily reading for children

"By the Child's Friend." Added t.p. signed Bonner, sc., possibly G.W. Bonner. In original publisher's binding: blind-stamped white cloth on boards, gold stamped on spine. LC copy is a copyright deposit: No. 499... 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

Parables from nature

Parables from nature

Also available in digital form.

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

The Union A B C

The Union A B C

Printed in red and blue on linen. Each letter of the alphabet is printed with the stars and stripes, and is accompanied by a patriotic verse and illustration relating to the Union cause.

Agnes Wilbur, or, A daughter's influence

Agnes Wilbur, or, A daughter's influence

Plates printed in red. In original publisher's binding: blind-stamped brown cloth with title gold stamped on spine. LC copy is a copyright deposit: No. 256. Deposited Oct. 16, 1866, by J.C. Garrigues & Co., pr... more

Flora Morris' choice, or, Be not conformed to this world
Princess Ilse : a story of the Harz Mountains ; and, The Will-o'-the wisp

Princess Ilse : a story of the Harz Mountains ; and, The Will-o'-the w...

Published anonymously. LC copy by bequest of W.S. Shoemaker. Also available in digital form.

Buried in the snow

Buried in the snow

Also available in digital form.

The Fourth of July in New England and the fifth of November in old England

The Fourth of July in New England and the fifth of November in old Eng...

Publisher's advertisements on 6 pages at end. Also available in digital form.

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

Short-comings and long-goings, or, The boys and girls of Glencairn

Short-comings and long-goings, or, The boys and girls of Glencairn

In original publisher's binding: brown cloth with Eastlake-style design and title stamped in black and gilt. Also available in digital form.

History of my pets

History of my pets

In original publisher's binding: red rib-grain cloth with Eastlake-style design and title stamped in black and gilt on upper board; title and publisher's monogram stamped in gilt on spine. Also available in dig... more

How the Kingdom came to little Joy

How the Kingdom came to little Joy

Also available in digital form.

Lucille, or, The young flower-maker

Lucille, or, The young flower-maker

Also available in digital form.

Finding His foot-prints

Finding His foot-prints

One Illustration signed: Peirce. In original publisher's binding: brown cloth with title gold stamped on spine and upper board, border and center ornament stamped in black. LC copy is a copyright deposit: Copyr... more

What Robbie was good for

What Robbie was good for

Also available in digital form.

Simple addition by a little nigger

Simple addition by a little nigger

Cover title. Leaves printed on one side only, printed pages face each other. A counting rhyme. In illustrated paper wrapper with publisher's advertisement on p. [4]: New picture books for little children. Havil... more

That boy of Newkirk's

That boy of Newkirk's

LC copy is a copyright deposit. Also available in digital form.

The curse and the cup

The curse and the cup

In original publisher's binding: brown cloth with title and border stamped in black on upper board; title and publisher's monogram in black and gilt on spine. LC copy is a copyright deposit: 1880. Also availabl... more

Father's house

Father's house

Also available in digital form.

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

Tales from the Norse grandmother (the Elder Edda)

Tales from the Norse grandmother (the Elder Edda)

Also available in digital form. Copy 2 formerly classed: PT7235.L3

Sketches & scraps

Sketches & scraps

In verse. Printer named on verso of t.p. In original publisher's binding: Illustrated paper over boards, cloth spine. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 185-189 LC copy is a copyright deposit: N... more

Diddie, Dumps, and Tot, or, Plantation child-life

Diddie, Dumps, and Tot, or, Plantation child-life

Twelve full-page illustrations included in pagination. Some illustrations signed: WLS (William Ludwell Sheppard). "Interesting and popular books depicting southern life and character"--2 p. at end. Haviland, V... more

Peace Island

Peace Island

In original publisher's binding: brown cloth over boards. Upper board illustrated in black and gilt, with series title in black. Also available in digital form. Formerly shelved in Reserve Storage.

Crown jewels

Crown jewels

Also available in digital form.

Dolly's kettledrum

Dolly's kettledrum

In original publisher's binding: brown cloth over boards. Upper board illustrated in black and gilt, with series title in black. Also available in digital form. Copy 1 formerly shelved in Reserve Storage.

Biographical stories,

Biographical stories,

Also available in digital form.

The man-eaters and other odd people. A popular description of singular races of man

The man-eaters and other odd people. A popular description of singular...

Cover title: Odd people. "Memoir of Mayne Reid by R.H. Stoddard": p. 1-4. New edition of the author's Odd people, with different arrangement of chapters. Also available in digital form.

Loveday's history : a tale of many changes

Loveday's history : a tale of many changes

Also available in digital form.

Oldham, or, Beside all waters

Oldham, or, Beside all waters

Frontispiece signed: I. McD. Publisher's advertisements on 3 pages at end. Also available in digital form.

The adventures of Ulysses

The adventures of Ulysses

"Homer and the Odyssey" signed: D. H. M.: p. [v]-vii. Also available in digital form.

The Birds' Christmas carol

The Birds' Christmas carol

Name of publisher precedes place of publication on t.p. Blanck, J. Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 86 LC copy has original cream-colored upper wrapper, with title and illustration printed in red, bound in the front... 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

Our world reader

Our world reader

Also available in digital form.

A modern exodus

A modern exodus

Frontispiece signed: W.L. Tayor, J. Bower, sc. In original publisher's binding: red cloth with Eastlake-style decoration stamped in black and gilt on upper board and spine. Includes title and publisher's monog... more

Afloat and ashore,

Afloat and ashore,

Also available in digital form.

Tales of Troy,

Tales of Troy,

Also available in digital form.

Gid Granger : the story of a rough boy

Gid Granger : the story of a rough boy

Also available in digital form.

Jack the hunchback

Jack the hunchback

Also available in digital form.

Captain Horace

Captain Horace

Added series title page. Publisher's advertisements at end. Also available in digital form.

Talks to children about Jesus

Talks to children about Jesus

Also available in digital form.

The young navigators, or, The foreign cruise of the Maud

The young navigators, or, The foreign cruise of the Maud

Publisher's advertisements on eight pages at end. Also available in digital form.

Honest Ned

Honest Ned

Publisher's advertisements on 4 pages at end. Also available in digital form.

The swordmaker's son : a story of the year 30 A.D
Dotty Dimple's flyaway

Dotty Dimple's flyaway

Added illustrated title page. Publisher's advertisements on 6 pages at end. Also available in digital form.

Prudy keeping house

Prudy keeping house

Added illustrated title page. Also available in digital form.

The capture of the Laughing Mary : a story of three New York boys in 1776, as set down by Eliphalet Willett

The capture of the Laughing Mary : a story of three New York boys in 1...

Publisher's advertisements on 30 pages at end. Also available in digital form.

The spark of genius, or, The college life of James Trafton

The spark of genius, or, The college life of James Trafton

Also available in digital form. LC copy is a copyright deposit: Aug. 12, 1899.

The doctor's daughter

The doctor's daughter

Publisher's advertisements at end. Also available in digital form.

A Tory plot : a story of the attempt to kill General Washington in 1776

A Tory plot : a story of the attempt to kill General Washington in 177...

Publisher's advertisements on 33 pages at end. Also available in digital form.

Captain Bayley's heir : a tale of the gold fields of California

Captain Bayley's heir : a tale of the gold fields of California

A.L. Burt Co. was at 52-58 Duane St. in 1899. Also available in digital form.

Corporal 'Lige's recruit : a story of Crown Point and Ticonderoga

Corporal 'Lige's recruit : a story of Crown Point and Ticonderoga

Publisher's advertisements on 10 pages at end. Also available in digital form.

Tales of the Round table;

Tales of the Round table;

Also available in digital form.

On the Kentucky frontier : a story of the fighting pioneers of the West

On the Kentucky frontier : a story of the fighting pioneers of the Wes...

In original publisher's binding: blue cloth with title, author, series title, and illustration of a soldier loading his gun stamped in brown and black on upper board. Publisher's advertisements on 2 pages at en... more

The adventures of Ulysses;

The adventures of Ulysses;

Also available in digital form.

The heroes; or, Geek fairy tales for my children,
Now or never, or, The adventures of Bobby Bright

Now or never, or, The adventures of Bobby Bright

Illustrations signed: Charles A. Cox. Also available in digital form.

Little Button Rose

Little Button Rose

Reprinted from A garland for girls. One plate signed E. Pollock, line illustrations signed J.M.D. (Jessie McDermott). In original publisher's binding: tan cloth with an illustration stamped in blue and brown o... more

The heroes; or, Greek fairy tales for my children,
Tales from Shakespeare,

Tales from Shakespeare,

Also available in digital form.

A stout heart, or, The student from over the sea

A stout heart, or, The student from over the sea

Publisher's advertisements on 2 pages at end. Also available in digital form.