The daisy, or, Little rhymes for little readers. Toy books
Bibliographic Citation:
The daisy, or, Little rhymes for little readers. New Haven : S. Babcock, [1826]
Alternative Title:
Daisy, or, Little lessons for little learners
Little rhymes for little readers
S. Babcock, [1826]
  • In yellow printed wrapper, publisher's advertisements on p. [4].
  • First sentence: "I'm a pretty little thing, Always coming with the spring; In the meadows green I'm found, Peeping just above the ground, And my stalk is cover'd flat, With a white and yellow hat."
  • Includes 7 woodcuts.
  • Contents: The field daisy -- The bird -- The good little boy -- The new house -- Five years old -- The moon -- The ride -- Little Mary.
  • Provenance: LC copy is the gift of Frank J. Hogan, Jan. 3, 1941.
  • Approximate date of printing suggested by an inscription dated 1826 in another copy held by the University of Florida.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: 6 wood engraved plates; title-page vignette by Alexander Anderson; hand coloured by a child. Decorated buff wrappers. Adelphi Book Shop. Victoria, B.C. March/71. $8.50.
Physical Description: and white, 90 mm.
Chapbook Category:
Nursery Rhymes
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