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Twelve cents worth of wit, or, Little stories for little folks, of all denominations [electronic resource] : Adorned with cuts. : Unhappy wit, like most mistaken things, atones not for the envy which it brings. So singeth that excellent poet Master Pope; and therefore, when you have read this Twelve cents worth of wit you would do well to buy Twelve cents worth of wisdom, which is much better, and may be had at the place where this is sold. Wit and wisdom should always be blended together; for, as Mrs. Margery Two-Shoes, observes, wit is folly, unless a wise man hath the keeping of it
Bib ID 3395798
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description Philadelphia: : Printed for John Curtis, book-binder and stationer, North 4th Street no. 43., [ca. 1795] 
xx, 21-128 p. : ill., 1 port. ; 10 cm. (16mo) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 28521.

Notes

"Printed by Ormrod & Conrad, no. 41, Chesnut-Street."--colophon. Date of publication suggested by Welch.

Frontispiece portrait of Benjamin Franklin.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

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Evans 28521

Welch, d'A.A. Amer. children's books, 1356

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 28521). Mode of access : World Wide Web. 
Subjects Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Portraits.
Form/genre Juvenile literature
Place United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.

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