Youthful recreations.
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Youthful recreations. Philadelphia : J. Johnson, [between 1816 and 1818]
J. Johnson, [between 1816 and 1818]
  • Undated. Date range from publisher's address at No. 147 Market-Street, cf. 19th century American children's book trade directory WWW site.
  • First sentence: "'All work and no play, makes Jack a dull boy.' Who this Jack was, we never heard, but we assent to the principle; and it must be confessed, that youth is the time to obtain a stock of health, and that is best promoted by moderate exercise."
  • Includes 16 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: Gold-flecked yellow paper over boards; plate on p. [2] of cover reads "The Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation Museum, Released 1968."
Physical Description: and white, 96 x 62 mm.
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