The blackbirds nest : a tale.
Bibliographic Citation:
The blackbirds nest : a tale. Philadelphia : Published by Johnson & Warner, 1812.
Alternative Title:
Blackbird's nest, a tale for youth
Published by Johnson & Warner, 1812.
  • Cover illustration varies, publisher's advertisement on p. [4] of cover.
  • First sentence: "Henry and George were two very engaging children."
  • Includes 12 woodcuts.
  • Citations/References: Shaw & Shoemaker 24883
  • Citations/References: Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 104.1
  • Citations/References: Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 452
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: copper engraving vignette on title-page; 10 copper engravings in text. Tan wrappers pasted to card boards. Wood engraving on top cover, advertisement on lower cover. A bibliography of American children's books published prior to 1821 - Welch - #104.1. Rosenbach - #452. Victoria Book Shop. N.Y. July/89. $20.00. Hobbyhorse Books. Ho Ho Kus, N.J. - '90 - $150.00; Bromer. Boston - '94 - $185.00; Jo Ann Reisler. Vienna, va. - '97 - $200.00. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description: and white, 13 x 9 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
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