A visit to grandpapa / by Mrs. Sherwood.
Bibliographic Citation:
Sherwood, Mrs. (Mary Martha), 1775-1851. A visit to grandpapa / by Mrs. Sherwood. London : Houlston and Wright, 65, Paternoster Row, [between 1857 and 1869] ([London] : Richard Clay, Printer)
Houlston and Wright, 65, Paternoster Row, [between 1857 and 1869]
  • Cover title.
  • "New edition"--t.p.
  • Publisher on t.p.: Houlston and Stoneman.
  • Undated. Dates from Houlston and Wright's years of activity at address; cf. P.A.H. Brown. London publishers and printers, p. 93.
  • Wrappers included in pagination.
  • First and last leaves pasted-down to wrappers.
  • First sentence: "It was in the month of June, when the strawberries were ripe, and the birds sang, that a letter came from grandpapa to invite Robert and Joseph, the two little sons of Mr. Seward, to spend a day at Westfield, where the old gentleman lived with his good wife in a very neat and beautiful home."
  • Includes 9 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: pink pictorial wrappers; black & white frontispiece, title page vignette, 6 woodcuts interspersed with text.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 11 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
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