The rusty needle : a story for young children.
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The rusty needle : a story for young children. Dublin : J. and M. Porteous, 19, Moore-Street, 1829.
J. and M. Porteous, 19, Moore-Street, 1829.
  • First sentence: "'Lucy, look at this little fly I have caught,' said her mamma, 'it is not much larger than a pin's head, -I can hardly see it, but will make it look presently as large as a plum; put it into this glass, which is called a microschop, and when you shut one eye, and look through the glass, you will see how large the fly will seem."
  • Copy in McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collections bound with: The shipwreck: showing what sometimes happens on our sea coasts; also, giving a particular account of a pool sailor boy, who was refused any assistance by the wreckers, and who died in consequence of their inhuman conduct. London: Religious Tract Society, 56, Paternoster Row [between 1822 and 1886]. Bound together subsequent to publication with 21 other chapbooks; with binder’s spine title: Tales etc.; marbled paper over boards.
Physical Description: and white, 98 x 63 mm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
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