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Title:
The silver penny, or, New lottery book, for children
Author:
Horner, J.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Albany : Printed by E. & E. Hosford, 1813.
Physical Description:
32 unnumbered pages (including wrappers) : illustrations ; 10.5 x 6.5 cm
General Note:
Toy alphabet book, in verse.

Rosenbach makes probable attribution of woodcuts to Alexander Anderson. Cf. Children's books, p. 139.

Frontispiece and woodcuts on back wrapper differ from 1810 ed.

Sewn in printed and illustrated buff paper wrappers; first and last leaves pasted to wrappers.

"Juno and the peacock" (in prose): p. 29-31.
Language:
English
Local Note:
1813 edition: The booklet has the title, publisher, and place of publication on the front cover. The frontispiece bears the signature, "C. P. Ward," and the manuscript ownership note, "Cullen Ward's Book." The title page bears the signature, "Horatio Curtiss." Pages 30-31 bear the signatures, "Horatio P. Curtiss" and "Cullen P. Ward."
Format :
Book

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