Master Henry's arrival ; and, The alarm. Milner toys ; 1
Bibliographic Citation:
Sherwood, Mrs. (Mary Martha), 1775-1851. Master Henry's arrival ; and, The alarm. Troy, N.Y. : Merriam & Moore, [between 1850 and 1857]
Alternative Title:
History of Henry Milner.
Master Henry's arrival.
History of Henry Milner.
Merriam & Moore, [between 1850 and 1857]
  • Part of the abridged version of Mrs. Sherwood's History of Henry Milner.
  • Approximate dates established from Cutt, cited below.
  • Woodcuts: title vignette, illustrations; some ills. are by Alexander Anderson.
  • Numbered series list, p. [4] of wrapper.
  • First sentence: "It was five o'clock, on a fine evening in autumn, and Mrs. Kitty, Mr. Dalben's housekeeper, who knew when to expect her master, had lighted a good fire, and set the tea-things in order, for she knew that her master liked tea after a journey, when the carriage drove up to the door, containing the good old gentleman, with his little adopted son whose father had died a few days before, asleep on his knees."
  • Includes 8 woodcuts.
  • Contents: Master Henry's arrival -- The great alarm -- The evil temper.
  • Citations/References: Cutt, M.N. Mrs. Sherwood, G4
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: Part of a set of 6 toy books. Book I. Black & white cuts. Those on pp.[2], 10, 15, 19 by Alexander Anderson, which were from early Samuel Wood children's books. Hand-coloured pictorial wrappers. Harold M. Burstein & Co. Waltham, MA Jan/2000. $300.00 for the set. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description: and white, 15 x 10 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
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