Orphan Rachel, or, Fruits of perseverance : embellished with cuts.
Bibliographic Citation:
Orphan Rachel, or, Fruits of perseverance : embellished with cuts. Providence : Published by Geo. P. Daniels, 1843 [i.e. 1845].
Alternative Title:
Fruits of perseverance
Published by Geo. P. Daniels, 1843 [i.e. 1845].
  • In printed wrapper.
  • Date on p. [1] of wrapper: 1845
  • "Children's books ... published and for sale, wholesale and retail, by Geo. P. Daniels"--catalogue, p. [4] of wrapper.
  • "Price 6 1-4 cents."--catalogue, p. [4] of wrapper.
  • First sentence: "Rachel Maitland was sitting beside her blind grandfather, knitting warm woollen stockings for his use against the ensuing winter; a book lay open before her, from which she was endeavoring to acquire the French language without the assistance of a master."
  • Includes 8 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: frontispiece; title-page vignette; 6 cuts. 1845 on wrapper, 1843 on title-page. Blue pictorial wrappers. I. Mackenzie. Montreal. May/66. $15.00. Harold Burstein. Waltham, Mass. - '94 - $45.00. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 15 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
Digital Collection:
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