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[Baker, J.]. My Pony : A Poem. Philadelphia: Published and sold by Wm. Charles, 1818.
December 19, 2012
The Cross Boy Reformed (ALbany: G. J. Loomis & Co., 1822) in its entirety.
December 10, 2012
Old Friends in a New Dress; or, Familiar Fables in Verse (New Haven, CT and Charleston, S.C. : Sidney's Press, 1823) A versified retelling of moral stories, two of which are shown here in full. This copy bound with a lovely remnant of wallpaper.
November 26, 2012
Ye Comical Rhymes of Ancient Times, Dug Up Into Jokes For Small Folks (New York: Hurd & Houghton, circa 1864) Laughing! Out! Loud!!!
September 10, 2012
A curious object - a small wooden barrel housing a strip of linen printed with Alphabet rhymes.Circa 1880.
June 19, 2012
  #22 YALE Yale Special. Planned, edited & designed by graphic design department, Yale School of Art. PARTICIPANTS & CONTRIBUTORS include Beinecke curators Kevin Repp and Timothy Young.
June 1, 2012
A set of a popular card game. This edition published around 1850 by S. Hart & Co. in Philadelphia. No rules included.
October 31, 2011

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