Cover image for Choice emblems : natural, historical, fabulous, moral, and divine : for the instruction and amusement of youth : displaying the beauties and morals of the ancient fabulists.
Title:
Choice emblems : natural, historical, fabulous, moral, and divine : for the instruction and amusement of youth : displaying the beauties and morals of the ancient fabulists.
Author:
Wynne, John Huddlestone, 1743-1788.
Publication Information:
New-York : Printed by Samuel Wood & Sons, no. 261 Pearl-street, [1818??]
Physical Description:
viii, [9]-182 pages : illustrations (wood-engravings) ; 15 cm
General Note:
"Verses addressed to the author of 'Choice emblems.' ", p. [vi]-vi, signed "D. S-----." and dated from Clapham, March 10, 1775.

"Definition of emblems", p. [9]-27.

Woodcut illustrations by Garret Lansing. Some signed: L; one signed: GL.

Apparently not the edition published by Samuel Wood & Sons in 1818; cf. Hamilton, S. Amer. book illustrators (1968 ed.), no. 967 and 968.

Cf. Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 1457.8.

Gift of Paul M. Rooney.
Language:
English
Local Note:
Rare Book Room copy imperfect: all before p. 37 and p. 77-80 wanting.

In original worn brown paper covered boards;; leather spine; gilt rules and title on spine.
Format :
Book