Master Henry's lesson; The visitors; and Hay making.
Bibliographic Citation:
Sherwood, Mrs. (Mary Martha), 1775-1851. Master Henry's lesson; The visitors; and Hay making. Troy, N.Y. : Merriam & Moore., [1851?]
Alternative Title:
History of Henry Milner.
Hay making.
Merriam & Moore., [1851?]
  • Text adapted from Mrs. Sherwood's The history of Henry Milner.
  • At head of wrapper title: The Milner toys.
  • Variant issues noted; issue in hand is 19 x 12 cm. Another issue is 15 x 10 cm. Although the typesettings are apparently identical, the text of the issue in hand is surrounded by a double-ruled frame.
  • Merriam & Moore published in Troy, N.Y. in 1851 only. The firm was preceded and succeeded by Merriam, Moore & Co., from Arthur J. Weise, Troy's one hundred years as cited below.
  • Wood engravings signed by Alexander Anderson, George Loring Brown, and "M."
  • Numbered series list, p. [4] of wrapper.
  • First sentence: "It was the intention of Mr. Dalben to bring up little Henry, the Lord permitting, to study, and he resolved to make him first acquainted with the parts of speech and other such matters in the English language."
  • Includes 8 woodcuts.
  • Citations/References: Weise, A. J. Troy's one hundred years, p. 397
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: vignette on title-page; 1 full-page illustration; 6 illustrations in text - 2 wood engravings by Alexander Anderson, pp.4, 18; 1 by G.L. Brown, p.7. Coloured pictorial wrappers. Early American Book Illustrators - Hamilton - p.65, #348; P.85. Gift. June/81. H. M. Burstein & Co. Waltham, Mass. - '94 - $90.00. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description: and white, 19 x 12 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
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