Publisher Name: Babcock, Sidney, 1797?-1884
Publisher Info: An important publisher of children's books during the mid-1800's in New England. Babcock was particularly known for "toy books" - short, small pamphlets and chapbooks with simple wood cut illustrations.
Place of Publication: New Haven, Connecticut
Child's pictorial primer with the alphabet, and wood-cut illustrated rhymes to teach the letters.
An example of a typical educational "toy book" for children of the mid 1800's era. Many of the rhymes have moralistic intent. Bound in publisher's original green printed wrapper. Anonymous gift, August 2006.
16 pages : illustrated (b&w); 91 mm. (3 9/16") high.
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