Stories for little children / by S. Hays. Part [I-] II
Bibliographic Citation:
Hayes, S. Stories for little children / by S. Hays. Part [I-] II Philadelphia : Published by Johnson & Warner, 1812.
Alternative Title:
Hayes's stories for children
Hayes's stories for children.
Published by Johnson & Warner, 1812.
  • Each part has [4], 5-36 pages.
  • Engraved title pages, with vignettes; engraved illustrations.
  • Cover title: Hayes's stories for children.
  • The spelling Hays on the title pages is probably an engraver's error. Other American and English editions, as well as the cover of this issue, have the spelling Hayes.
  • The date on the engraved tombstone in the fourteenth story is 1810; Rosenbach, cited below, surmises this may be the date of the first edition.
  • "Published at the Juvenile Bookstore of Johnson & Warner"--p. 1 of wrapper.
  • First sentence of part 2: "What a pretty horse! mamma."
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: Part 2; 7 moral and cautionary tales. copperplate vignette on title-page; 12 copperplates in text. Pink printed wrappers, title on front, advertisement on back. Early American Children's Books - Rosenbach - #460. Bibliography of American Children's Books Printed Prior to 1821 - D'Alte Welch - #497. Hobbyhorse Books, Ho Ho Kus, N.J. Sept/91. $150.00. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description: and white, 13 x 9 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Prose Fiction
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