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Chapbooks, American, 19th Century, Approximately Twenty.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
104
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Chapbooks, American, 19th Century, Approximately Twenty. A Collection of small-format illustrated publisher's paper-wrapped volumes, including: Mrs. Sherwood's The Rose, an Allegory, New York: Mahlon Day, 1833; The Sun-Flower; or, Poetical Blossoms, New Haven: S. Babcock, 1840; Juvenile Casket, with Engravings, Worcester: Jonathan Grout Jr., Henry J. Howland Printer, [c. 1830]; Mrs. Sherwood's The May-Bee, New York: American Tract Society, [c. 1840]; Child's Book of Poetry, Worcester: Jonathan Grout Jr., Henry J. Howland Printer, [c. 1830]; Mary Ann; or, How a Child Can Give itself to Jesus, New York: American Tract Society, [c. 1840]; Sweets for Leisure Hours; or Flowers of Instruction, New Haven: S. Babcock, 1840; The Esquimaux; or, Charity and Self-Denial, Boston: Mass. Sabbath School Society, 1846; Charles Murray, Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, [c. 1840]; The History of Joseph, Concord, NH: Rufus Merrill and Co., 1843; Watts's Divine and Moral Songs for Children, New York: American Tract Society, [c. 1840]; The Shepherd Boy, lacking title; The Good that Flowers Do: a Gift from the Teachers and Scholars of the Warren Street Chapel, Boston: Dutton and Wentworth, 1847; The Little Forget-Me-Not. A Token of Love, New Haven: S. Babcock, [c. 1840]; Pictures from Memory: a New Year's Gift from the Warren Street Chapel, 1846; The Cabin Boy, Boston: Bowles & Dearborn, 1828; Mrs. S.J. Hale's Short Tales in Short Words: about the Lame Boy, the Sea Shore, the Cross Boy, and the Stray Child, New York: Edward Dunigan, [c. 1840]; The Courtship, Merry Marriage, and Pic-Nic Dinner of Cock Robin & Jenny Wren: to which is Added, the Doleful Death of the Bridegroom, London: John Harris, [c. 1830], with hand-colored illustrations; [and] two issues of The Sabbath School Visiter, Boston: Massachusetts Sabbath School Society, 1843, volume XI numbers 9 and 10.
Estimate $300-500


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John Harris, Jonathan Grout Jr., Charles Murray, Jenny Wren, Henry J. Howland, Edward Dunigan, Sherwood, S.J. Hale, Merry Marriage, Pic-Nic Dinner, London, Philadelphia, Babcock

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