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
An installment of a melodrama by Frederic Gerrish, the 8-year-old editor of The Lantern of Portland, Maine, 1853.
June 1, 2011
A Curious Hieroglyphick Bible; or, Select Passages in the Old and New Testaments. London: T. Hodgson, 1785 The third edition of this title, a format that was used to teach children and uneducated adults passages from the Bible through the use of iconic graphics.
July 23, 2009