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Title:
The American boy's and girl's own book of fairy tales.
Author:
Turner & Fisher, publisher.
Physical Description:
2 unnumbered leaves pages, 24 pages, 24 unnumbered pages, 24 pages, 24 pages, 22 pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 14.4 x 9.5 cm
General Note:
Each story separately paginated, with separate title pages ; Turner & Fisher published "Jack the Giant Killer" as a separate item ca. 1835, and so the other stories may also have been thus published around that time.
Language:
English
Contents:
The popular fairy tale of Aladdin; or, the wonderful lamp -- The history of Jack the Giant Killer, containing the whole of his wonderful exploits -- The forty thieves; or, the banditti of the forest -- The surprising history of Jack and the bean stalk -- The life and adventures of the renowned Tom Thumb.
Local Note:
1830s edition : The volume is quarter-bound in dark brown morocco over printed boards, with the full title, woodcut illustration, publisher, and places of publication on the front cover; the back cover contains publisher's advertising. The spine was repaired in 1986 with brown fabric. The front bound endpaper bears the signature in pencil, "Helen Chadwick."
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