The child's book about whales. New and amusing toys, series no. 2 ; no. 10
Bibliographic Citation:
The child's book about whales. Concord, N.H. : Rufus Merrill and Co., 1843.
Rufus Merrill and Co., 1843.
  • Series statement from publisher's advertisement on wrappers.
  • Woodcuts: title-page vignette; text illustrations.
  • Alphabet: p. [2]
  • At head of cover title: No. 10.
  • First sentence: "The whale is not only the largest fish, but he is the largest animal in the world."
  • Includes 5 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: blue decorated wrappers with cut of whale on front wrapper. Acadia Book Service, Castine, Maine. July/82. $50.00. Aleph-Bet. Valley Cottage, N.Y. -'97 - $200.00. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description: and white, 11 x 7 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Geographical Description, Local History and Natural History
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