Old Dame Trot and her comical cat.
Bibliographic Citation:
Old Dame Trot and her comical cat. Otley : Printed by William Walker, [between 1813 and 1837]
Alternative Title:
Dame Trot and her cat
Printed by William Walker, [between 1813 and 1837]
  • Undated. William Walker has trading dates from 1813 to 1837, cf. The British Book Trade Index WWW site.
  • Woodcut illustrations are stencil-colored.
  • In verse.
  • First sentence: "The Old Dame went to Brook-Green Fair, And Puss accompanied her there; When they arrived upon the ground, Great was the noise which did abound; Music and dancing had begun, The Fool was striving to make fun; 'Look yonder, Tib,' the Old Woman said, 'The Fool is dancing with the maid!'"
  • Includes 12 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: hand-coloured cuts on each page. Hand-coloured pictorial wrappers, included in pagination. Children's Books of Yesterday - Muir - #290. Adelphi Book Shop. Victoria, B.C. Dec/65. $8.50.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 19 x 11 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Nursery Rhymes
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