The new riddle book.
Bibliographic Citation:
The new riddle book. Edinburgh : James Clarke and Co., [between 1824 and 1844]
James Clarke and Co., [between 1824 and 1844]
  • Undated. Date range from trading dates of James Clarke and Co., cf. National Library of Scotland, Scottish Book Trade Index WWW site.
  • At head of wrapper: "22."
  • First and last leaves pasted down to wrappers.
  • First sentence: "In almost every house I'm seen, (No wonder then I'm common;) I'm neither man, nor maid, nor child, Nor yet a married woman."
  • Includes 13 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: 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. White pictorial paper wrappers.
Physical Description: and white, 11 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Jest Books, Humorous Fiction, Riddles
Digital Collection:
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