Happy home. Turner & Fisher's brilliant colored toy books
Bibliographic Citation:
Happy home. New York ; Philadelphia : Published by Turner & Fisher, [between 1836 and 1849?]
Published by Turner & Fisher, [between 1836 and 1849?]
  • Cover title.
  • Series statement at head of title.
  • The firm Turner & Fisher published in New York from 1836 until 1849, and in Philadelphia from 1835 until 1849; cf. 19th Century American Children's Book Trade Directory WWW site.
  • Wood-engravings colored by hand.
  • Publisher's advertisement, p. [4] of wrapper.
  • In verse.
  • First sentence: "At length the happy time draws near, When George is to return, Back to his cheerful sports and see His parents and his home."
  • Includes 15 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: 8 half-page hand-coloured woodcuts, one on each page of text. Pictorial hand-coloured wrappers. Adelphi Book Shop. Victoria, B.C. Feb/66. $6.50. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 12 x 8 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Metrical Tales and Other Verse
Digital Collection:
McGill Library's Chapbook Collection
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