History of Whittington and his cat.
Bibliographic Citation:
History of Whittington and his cat. Edinburgh : James Clarke and Co., [between 1824 and 1844]
James Clarke and Co., [between 1824 and 1844]
  • Cover title.
  • Undated. Date range from trading dates of James Clarke and Co., cf. National Library of Scotland, Scottish Book Trade Index WWW site.
  • First and last leaves pasted down to wrappers.
  • At head of wrapper: "14."
  • First sentence: "In the reign of King Edward the Third, there was born in a village in Yorkshire, a little boy, called Dick Whittington, whose father and mother died when he was so very young, that he remembered nothing at all about them, and he was left a helpless little fellow."
  • Includes 4 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collection: bound with The house that Jack built. Edinburgh: James Clarke and Co.,[between 1824 and 1844]. Bound together subsequent to publication with 9 other chapbooks, with binder's spine title: Chap books. Yellow pictorial paper wrappers.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 11 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Legendary Romances, Fairy Stories and Folk Tales in Prose
Digital Collection:
McGill Library's Chapbook Collection
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