Busy Ben and idle Isaac. Dean & Son's penny books Nurse Rockababy's pretty story books ; 11
Bibliographic Citation:
Busy Ben and idle Isaac. London : Dean & Son, Threadneedle Street, [between 1847 and 1854]
Dean & Son, Threadneedle Street, [between 1847 and 1854]
  • Title, imprint and series statements from front wrapper.
  • Undated. Date range from: Brown, P.A.H. London publishers and printers, p. 55.
  • First sentence: "In a very pretty village, there once lived two boys, named Benjamin and Isaac."
  • Includes 13 woodcuts.
  • Pub. buff pictorial wrappers with first and last leaves pasted to wrappers and publisher's advertisements on rear wrapper.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: buff pictorial wrappers. 11 black & white cuts in text. Adelphi Book Shop. Victoria, B.C. Nov/69. $7.50.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 16 x 11 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
Digital Collection:
McGill Library's Chapbook Collection
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