The little story book. Full of pretty pictures.

Description:

Child's gift or toy book of short stories illustrated by woodcuts.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: 1844
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Miniature Book Collection
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Usage:
Total Uses: 87
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher Info:
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.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1844
  • Digitized: August 22, 2006
Coverage:
Date
1844  
From 1840 to 1849
Description:

Child's gift or toy book of short stories illustrated by woodcuts.

Note:

An example of a typical educational "toy book" for children of the mid 1800's era. Many of the stories have moralistic themes. Bound in publisher's original blue printed wrapper. Purchase, 2002.

Physical Description:

16 pages : illustrated (b&w); 90 mm. (3 9/16") high.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Added Title: The little story book. With beautiful illustrations.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Miniature Book Collection
Collection:
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 37988572 |
  • CALL-NO: Z232.B12 L58 1844
  • UNTCAT: b2446629 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc737
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text