The Christmas dream of little Charles. Redfield's toy books. Second series
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The Christmas dream of little Charles. New York : Kiggins & Kellogg, 123 & 125 William St., [between 1856 and 1866]
Kiggins & Kellogg, 123 & 125 William St., [between 1856 and 1866]
  • First sentence: "One Christmas eve, little Charles Estabrook hung his stocking carefully by the chimney corner, and, after saying his prayers, got into bed, and soon fell asleep."
  • New York city directories for 1856-57 list Kiggins & Kellogg at 123 & 125 William St.; directories for 1859-1866 list the firm alternately at either address.
  • Includes 9 woodcuts.
  • "Second series.--No 5"--Series title, at head of p. [1] of wrapper.
  • "The little colt. Spoken by a little boy."--Poem, p. 15-16.
  • Publisher's advertisement, p. [4] of wrapper.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: yellow pictorial wrappers. Berdan's Antiques, Hallowell, Maine. Aug/76. $7.50. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description: and white, 10 x 6 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Prose Fiction
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