John Williams, or The sailor boy.
Bibliographic Citation:
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887. John Williams, or The sailor boy. Boston : Bowles and Dearborn, 72 Washington Street, 1827 (Boston : Isaac R. Butts & Co. printers)
Bowles and Dearborn, 72 Washington Street, 1827
  • By Dorothea Lynde Dix.
  • Copyright 1827 by Bowles & Dearborn.
  • Pages 4-34 also numbered 62-92.
  • In printed wrapper.
  • Wrapper illustratation signed "H" (i.e., Alonzo Hartwell?).
  • First sentence: "It was a severely cold morning in January, which succeeded a heavy fall of snow through the night, five winters ago, that I remarked from my parlour window, a child lingering round the gateway; he was apparently ten or eleven years of age, and miserably clad in tattered garments, that seemed ill calculated to exclude the cold."
  • Includes 3 woodcuts.
  • Citations/References: Shoemaker 29365
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: woodcut on title-page. Buff card covers. Woodcut on front cover; woodcut on back cover of Bowles & Dearborn's Shop. Rosina Fontein. Montreal. Oct/81. 4$2.50. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description: and white, 15 x 10 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
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