History of beasts.
Bibliographic Citation:
History of beasts. Portland [Me.]: Bailey & Noyes, [not before 1860?]
Bailey & Noyes, [not before 1860?]
  • Includes biblical citations.
  • Variant states noted: one copy in hand 89 mm high, others 93 mm. Larger copies printed on wood pulp paper. Text and illustrations identical.
  • According to extant directories, Bailey & Noyes published in Portland, Me. between 1860 and at least 1875.
  • In printed wrapper.
  • At head of wrapper: 11.
  • First sentence incomplete: "The car is a very useful do-... animal."
  • Includes 16 woodcuts.
  • Contents: The cat -- The dog -- The cow -- The fox -- The goat -- The horse -- The ass -- The lamb -- The sheep -- The lion -- The tiger -- The serpent -- The reindeer.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: bound with The two goats and the sick monkey. Portland [Me.]:Bailey & Noyes,[not before 1860?]. Bound together subsequent to publication with 11 other chapbooks; bound in brown calf, gilt lettering. I. Mackenzie. Montreal. Feb/59. $27.50. Jo Ann Reisler, Vienna, Virginia - '91 - $275.00. Given to McGill summer 2001.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 95 mm.
Chapbook Category:
Geographical Description, Local History and Natural History
Digital Collection:
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