The life of Jack Sprat, his wife, and his cat.
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The life of Jack Sprat, his wife, and his cat. York : Printed by J. Kendrew, [ca. 1820]
Printed by J. Kendrew, [ca. 1820]
  • Date from Toronto. Osborne coll., p. 98. Cf. Mansell 274:505.
  • First sentence: "Jack Sprat could eat no fat, His wife could eat no lean, And so between them both, They lick'd the platter clean; Jack eat all the lean, Joan eat all the fat, The bone they pick'd it clean, then gave it to the cat."
  • Includes 16 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: 16 woodcuts. Buff pictorial wrappers. Spencer Collection - p.34. Opie - p.264, notes. Three Centuries of Nursery Rhymes and Poetry for Children - Opie - p.31. Adelphi Book Shop. Victoria, B.C. Dec/72. $9.00. Blackwells. oxford - '76 - £15. Justin Schiller, New York - '83 - $65.00. Aleph-Bet, Valley Cottage, N.Y. - '97 - $125.00.
Physical Description: and white, 96 x 65 mm.
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Nursery Rhymes
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