Master Henry's visit at Mrs. Green's : and his return. Milner toys ; 4
Bibliographic Citation:
Sherwood, Mrs. (Mary Martha), 1775-1851. Master Henry's visit at Mrs. Green's : and his return. Troy, N.Y. : Merriam & Moore, [between 1850 and 1857]
Alternative Title:
History of Henry Milner.
Merriam & Moore, [between 1850 and 1857]
  • Cover title: Master Henry's visit.
  • 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 by Alexander Anderson.
  • Numbered series list, p. [4] of wrapper.
  • Includes 9 woodcuts.
  • First sentence: "Henry Milner's uncle, Mr. Dalben, had once told the little boy about the different classes of animals, reptiles and insects, and Master Henry had been interested in trying to find a specimen of each class; and one morning immediately after family prayers, just as his uncle had sat down to breakfast, and Mrs. Kitty sat in her room making a doll for her niece who was on a visit to her, Henry disappeared and shortly afterwards returned, holding a large earth-worm in the palm of his hand, which elegant creature he contrived to drop upon the table-cloth as he was holding it forth triumphantly for Mr. Dalben's inspection, exclaiming with eagerness, 'There, uncle! there it is, the largest I could find under the stone, and there are many more, but I thought one would be sufficient.'"
  • Contents: Master Henry's visit -- Master Henry at Mrs. Green's
  • Citations/References: Cutt, M.N. Mrs. Sherwood, G4
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: title-page vignette; 1 full-page illustration; 7 illustrations in text; 2 wood engravings by Alexander Anderson - pp.9 & 14. Pink decorated wrappers. I. Mackenzie, Montreal. Dec/70. $15.00. Second copy: hand-coloured pictorial wrappers. Harold Burstein. Jan/2000. Part of a set of 6. $300.00. H.M. Burstein & Co. Waltham, Mass. - '94 - $40.00. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description: and white, 15 x 10 cm.
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Religious and Moral
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