Life on the farm; in amusing rhyme. Redfield's toy books. First series ; no. 4.
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Life on the farm; in amusing rhyme. New York : Kiggins & Kellogg, 123 & 125 William St., [between 1856 and 1857?]
Kiggins & Kellogg, 123 & 125 William St., [between 1856 and 1857?]
  • Kiggins & Kellogg published at 123 and 125 William St., New York, between 1856 and 1857.
  • In printed wrapper.
  • Wood-engraved illustrations variously signed by William Howland and "WB" (i.e., William Barritt?).
  • "First series.--No. 4."--series title, p. [1] of wrapper.
  • Includes publisher's advertisement, p. [4] of wrapper.
  • First sentence: "The cock is crowing, the cows are lowing, the ducks are quacking, Jane's tongue is clacking, the geese are gabbing, the brook is babblin, oh, deary me what a noise."
  • Includes 8 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: title-page vignette; 7 black & white plates, 1 plate by W. Howland. Blue pictorial wrappers. Woodcut on verso title-page is the same as verso of title-page of "story Book iN Verse." Adelphi Book Shop. Victoria, B.C. Feb/66. $5.00. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description: and white, 85 mm.
Chapbook Category:
Metrical Tales and Other Verse
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