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The Cries of London, [electronic resource] : as they are exhibited every day; : with copper plate engravings of living characters, affixed to each letter of the alphabet
Bib ID 3747928
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description [Boston] : Engraved for, and published, by Thomas Wells, no. 3, Hanover-St. Boston,, 1814 
vi, [6] p. : ill. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 51381.

Notes

Alphabet of vendors and their street cries.

Metal-engraved pictures.

"Thomas Wells ... has just published The copperplate alphabet, with the cries of London, engraved on 24 cards, for the use of children."--advertisement, back cover, one copy in hand.

"For sale at Thomas Wells' Bookstore ... A good assortment of Bibles, Testaments, Psalm books, school books, children's books, blank books, and stationary articles cheap. Also, just published The copperplate alphabet ..."--advertisement, back cover, one copy in hand.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Shaw & Shoemaker 51381

Welch, d'A.A. Amer. children's books, 249.18

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 51381). 
Subjects Picture books for children.  |  Cries -- England -- London.  |  Occupations -- Juvenile literature.  |  Street vendors -- Juvenile literature.  |  City and town life.
Form/genre Juvenile literature  |  Alphabet books  |  Booksellers' advertisements  |  Advertisements
Place United States Massachusetts Boston.

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