The kink in the engine rope.

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Moralizing tale where an apprentice printer is cautioned against following the fire engine, as it will lead to bad habits.

Physical Description

[4] p. (numbered 85-88) : illus.; 10.5 cm. (4 3/16"). No binding, as issued.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1827 - 1853.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Weaver Collection of Children's Books and was provided by UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 106 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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  • American Sunday-School Union
    Publisher Info: The American Sunday School Union (ASSU) was founded in 1824 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It's purpose was promoting Sunday schools and their goals of educating children. The ASSU published vast numbers of items, and distributed countless books and periodicals through its Sunday schools and by selling them to others. It played an important role in shaping not only 19th century children's literature in America, but also the moral character of several generations.
    Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Description

Moralizing tale where an apprentice printer is cautioned against following the fire engine, as it will lead to bad habits.

Physical Description

[4] p. (numbered 85-88) : illus.; 10.5 cm. (4 3/16"). No binding, as issued.

Notes

Example of a Sunday school "prize." The simple 4-page booklet with woodcut illustration would be awarded as a prize for attendence or a correct answer or winning a contest. As stories are collected, they could be bound into a book. Bound compilations were also available. Presented to the Weaver Collection of Juvenile Materials in honor of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Rare Book & Texana Collections, October 2006.

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Weaver Collection of Children's Books

This collection contains a small selection of juvenile literature from the much larger physical collection housed in the UNT Libraries' Rare Book Room. Included are toys from the collection as well as books with religious and moralistic themes.

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  • 1827 - 1853

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  • 1827 - 1853

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Aug. 7, 2007, 7:17 p.m.

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  • Dec. 17, 2009, 11:46 a.m.

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The kink in the engine rope., book, 1827 - 1853; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2102/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.