Death and burial of Cock Robin.
Bibliographic Citation:
Death and burial of Cock Robin. Banbury : Printed by J.G. Rusher, [ca. 1840?]
Alternative Title:
Poor Cock Robin
Printed by J.G. Rusher, [ca. 1840?]
  • In verse.
  • For remarks on dating, etc. see Brown University collection record under title "Chapbooks published by J.G. Rusher of Banbury, England". British Museum dates one of its copies "1820?", the other "1840?".
  • In publisher's self wrappers.
  • Of the 18 anonymous wood engravings all but the two on the back cover are included in Pearson.
  • First sentence: "Little Robin Redbreast sat upon a tree; he sang merrily, as merrily could be."
  • Includes 18 woodcuts.
  • Citations/References: Opie, I. & P. Three cent. of nursery rhymes and poetry, 327.
  • Citations/References: Pearson, E. Banbury chap books, p. 34-35
  • Citations/References: BM v. 41, col. 3 (12805.a.5.(6.); 12805.aa.1.(1.))
Physical Description: and white, 10 x 7 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Nursery Rhymes
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