Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty

Description

The story of Billy and his sister Kitty. Billy tries to correct the behavior of the "forward and headstrong" Kitty who had learned all the worst aspects of education at her boarding school.

Physical Description

31 pages : illustrated (b&w); 99 mm. (3 15/16") high.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1790-1799.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Miniature Book Collection and one other 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 114 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty
  • Other: The history of Billy and Kitty

Description

The story of Billy and his sister Kitty. Billy tries to correct the behavior of the "forward and headstrong" Kitty who had learned all the worst aspects of education at her boarding school.

Physical Description

31 pages : illustrated (b&w); 99 mm. (3 15/16") high.

Notes

Late 18th century children's chapbook printed in Ireland. The moralizing text is illustrated with woodcuts. Gift to the UNT Libraries, by 1996.

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Collections

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Miniature Book Collection

The Miniature Book Collection presents a small selection of tiny treasures from the holdings of the University of North Texas Libraries' Rare Book Room. These miniature books, 4" (10 cm) tall or smaller, include both contemporary and historical works. In some cases, only the covers have been digitized.

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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  • 1790-1799

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  • 1790 - 1799

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Aug. 28, 2006, 8:08 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 17, 2009, 2:53 p.m.

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Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty, book, 1790-1799; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc734/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.