Peep into a school.
Bibliographic Citation:
Peep into a school. London : 164, Piccadilly, Religious Tract Society, 56, Paternoster Row ; [between 1847 and 1849] ([London] : Benjamin Pardon)
Alternative Title:
Peep into a school room
Religious Tract Society, 56, Paternoster Row ; [between 1847 and 1849]
  • Cover title.
  • Printed pink paper wrappers with vignette on front cover and poem on back.
  • First page bears distinct signature designation: Q.
  • First sentence: "Which would cause the most surprise--for a number of little Arab boys to see a nice English school-room, with the children clean and well-dressed learning their useful lessons, or for some English children to take a peep into one of the noisy schools of the olive-coloured children of the East?"
  • Includes 1 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: One of 31 volumes purchased in a box titled "Little library," which is unlikely to be the chapbook's original container. Adelphi Book Shop. Victoria, B.C. Feb/73. $35.00.
Physical Description: and white, 91 x 64 mm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
Digital Collection:
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