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Joshua

Description: Biography of Joshua, leader of the Children Of Israel after Moses. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Date: 1853-1857
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The kink in the engine rope.

Description: Moralizing tale where an apprentice printer is cautioned against following the fire engine, as it will lead to bad habits.
Date: 1827 - 1853
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Miriam

Description: Biography of Miriam, sister of Moses and Aaron. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Date: 1853-1857
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Moses. Part 1

Description: The story of Moses.
Date: 1853 - 1857
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The new bonnet.

Description: Moralizing tale where Miss Amelia F. Johnson learns that the pretty new bonnet she wants to wear to church is not as important as learning to serve God. The story is followed by the poem "The child's prayer."
Date: 1827 - 1853
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Noah and the flood.

Description: A retelling of the story of Noah.
Date: 1827 - 1853
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Parental anxiety.

Description: Moralizing tale about how good parents care for their children, and thus children should obey their parents.
Date: 1827 - 1853
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The Poetic Gift : or, Alphabet in Rhyme

Description: Child's pictorial primer with the alphabet, and wood-cut illustrated rhymes to teach the letters.
Date: 1840/1849
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Rhymes, for infant minds.

Description: Mid-1800's children's book containing various poems with moral themes. Most deal with death of children, and how if they live right, they will go to heaven.
Date: c.1850
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

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.
Date: 1790-1799
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Signs.

Description: Moralizing tale which reflects that how children act is a signal of their future character. Story is followed by "The substance of the Ten Commandments."
Date: [1827 - 1853]
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Tommy and Dobbin

Description: Set of 11 wooden blocks, hand-painted, which make up the bodies of Tommy the soldier and his horse Dobbin. Contained in wooden box with sliding lid, lid with colored illustration of the blocks and title; underside of lid with colored illustration showing 5 different ways the blocks can be arranged to make Tommy & Dobbin in different poses. Affixed to inside bottom of case is a second colored illustration showing 6 more poses.
Date: [1890..1900]
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Vanity.

Description: Moralizing tale about Little Betsey Green. Constantly told how pretty she is, she becomes vain and prideful.
Date: [1827 - 1853]
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections