A Pleasing toy for children.
Bibliographic Citation:
A Pleasing toy for children. Concord, N.H. : Published by R. Merrill., 1843.
Alternative Title:
Published by R. Merrill., 1843.
  • Caption title: The gift.
  • At head of wrapper title: No. 10.
  • Variant editions noted; this one has "The alphabet" on p. [2] and a description of butterflies on p. [3]; another edition has "The alphabet versified" on p. [2] and a picture of an open Bible on p. [3].
  • Butterfly woodcut on p. [3].
  • Publisher's advertisement, p. [4] of wrapper.
  • First sentence: "Of butterflies there are many kinds."
  • Includes 9 woodcuts.
  • Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: with an alphabet and 7 woodcuts in text. Buff decorated wrappers. St. Nicholas Books, Toronto. Jan/80. $12.50. Given to McGill 2001.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 85 x 57 mm.
Chapbook Category:
Books of Instruction
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