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The Cries of London, [electronic resource] : as they are daily exhibited in the streets; with an epigram in verse, adapted to each. : Embellished with elegant characteristic engravings. : [Three lines of verse]
Bib ID 3747935
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description Philadelphia: : Printed for Benjamin Johnson, no. 22, North Second Street, and Johnson and Warner, no. 147, Market Street., 1813 
36, [2] p. : ill. ; 17 cm. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 28246.

Incomplete contents
  • Hot spice gingerbread, smoking hot
  • Sixpence a pound, rare ripe filberts
  • Buy a lobster: buy a'live lobster
  • White conduit loaves
  • Come buy my jemmies, my pretty little tartars
  • New potatoes, three pounds for two-pence
  • Young lambs to sell ...
  • New almanacks, new; some lies, and some true
  • Any work for the tinker?
  • Rabbit, a fine rabbit
 
Notes

Cover imprint varies: Philadelphia: Published by Benjamin Johnson, no. 22, North Second Street. 1813. Part III.

Despite the statement on the cover, text and illustrations are those of Part II.

Pagination includes metal-engraved plates. Some plates signed: W.R. [William Ralph].

"Just published by Benjamin Johnson ..."--advertisement, back cover.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Shaw & Shoemaker 28246

Welch, d'A.A. Amer. children's books, 249.17

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. 28246). 
Subjects Children's poetry.  |  Picture books for children.  |  Epigrams.  |  Cries -- England -- London.  |  Occupations -- Juvenile literature.  |  Street vendors -- Juvenile literature.  |  City and town life.  |  London (England) -- Description and travel.
Form/genre Juvenile literature  |  Poems  |  Publishers' advertisements
Place United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.

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