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Garden amusements, for improving the minds of little children [electronic resource]
Bib ID 3750309
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description New-York: : Printed and sold by Samuel Wood, no. 357, Pearl-Street., 1814 
44, [4] p. : ill. ; 14 cm. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 31558.

Notes

"This little treatise, (written and first published in the great emporium of the British nation ... was thought worthy of an American edition. ..."--Advertisement, p. [4].

Cover imprint: New-York: Printed and sold by Samuel Wood, at the Juvenile Book-store, no. 357, Pearl-Street. 1814.

Two variants of the wrapper noted. In one the wood-engraving is of a boy with a bird; in the other of a girl with a watering can.

Wood engraving on p. [36] signed: A [i.e., Alexander Anderson].

"The jackdaw."--p. 33-35, in verse. By William Cowper.

"The green-house."--p. [36]-41, in verse. By William Cowper.

"Reflections on a flower-garden."--p. [42]-44. By James Hervey.

"School and children's books, printed and sold by Samuel Wood ..."--advertisement, p. [45-46].

"A general assortment of Johnson & Warner's pleasing and elegant juvenile books, sold by S. Wood."--advertisement, p. [46-48].

"School books, printed and sold by Samuel Wood ..."--advertisement, back cover.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Shaw & Shoemaker 31558

Welch, d'A.A. Amer. children's books, 430.3

Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 490

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. 31558). 
Subjects Children's stories.  |  Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Natural history -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Birds -- Juvenile poetry.  |  Greenhouses -- Juvenile poetry.
Form/genre Juvenile literature  |  Poems  |  Publishers' advertisements  |  Booksellers' advertisements
Place United States New York New York.
Other authors/contributors Cowper, William, 1731-1800  |  Hervey, James, 1714-1758  |  Anderson, Alexander, 1775-1870, engraver  |  Johnson & Warner

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