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The Resource Amusing and instructive tales for youth : in thirty poems : with moral applications, in prose, by J. H. Wynne ... ; ornamented with cuts, neatly designed and engraved on wood, by Bewick

Amusing and instructive tales for youth : in thirty poems : with moral applications, in prose, by J. H. Wynne ... ; ornamented with cuts, neatly designed and engraved on wood, by Bewick

Label
Amusing and instructive tales for youth : in thirty poems : with moral applications, in prose
Title
Amusing and instructive tales for youth
Title remainder
in thirty poems : with moral applications, in prose
Statement of responsibility
by J. H. Wynne ... ; ornamented with cuts, neatly designed and engraved on wood, by Bewick
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
  • (333)
  • 994(2)
  • p. 88
Citation source
  • Hugo, T. Bewick
  • Moon, M. Harris
  • Osborne Coll.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Amusing and instructive tales for youth : in thirty poems : with moral applications, in prose, by J. H. Wynne ... ; ornamented with cuts, neatly designed and engraved on wood, by Bewick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Woodcuts: illustrations, tail-pieces
  • "A reprint of the edition of 1794, with a few other and mostly unimportant tail-pieces"--Cf. Hugo, cited below
  • Publisher's catalog: [2] p. at end
Contents
The earth-worm -- The cuckoo and the swallow -- The conceited magpye -- The moth and the water-fly -- The perfidious duck and the stork -- The envious dog and the mule -- The ant and the wasp -- The boasting trout -- The serpent and the eagle -- The peacock and the blackbird -- The cat and the fish -- The silly lamb and the shepherd's dog -- The turkey-cock and the turtle dove -- The ungrateful fox -- The spider and the chieftain -- The curious ape -- Avarice punished -- The contemplative hero -- The wanderer destroyed -- The willful boy and the hornets -- Generosity and gratitude --The timorous boy -- The envious shepherd convinced and reformed -- The vain sparrow and the cruel judge -- The destruction of envy -- The benighted traveller --Ingratitude punished -- Alcestes and Prætus, or, Prudence as overmatch for strength -- The uncertainty of pleasure
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
viii, [9]-178, [2] p.
Note
  • Quarter red sheep and grey paper over boards; spine tooled and lettered in gold; sprinkled edges.
  • Ex libris Frederick Locker; his armorial bookplate on upper paste-down.
  • Annotation in pencil on upper free endpaper: I believe the cat at p. 68 is considered a happy specimen of John Bewick. FL.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32255134
  • ucoclc32255134
Label
Amusing and instructive tales for youth : in thirty poems : with moral applications, in prose, by J. H. Wynne ... ; ornamented with cuts, neatly designed and engraved on wood, by Bewick
Publication
Note
  • Woodcuts: illustrations, tail-pieces
  • "A reprint of the edition of 1794, with a few other and mostly unimportant tail-pieces"--Cf. Hugo, cited below
  • Publisher's catalog: [2] p. at end
Contents
The earth-worm -- The cuckoo and the swallow -- The conceited magpye -- The moth and the water-fly -- The perfidious duck and the stork -- The envious dog and the mule -- The ant and the wasp -- The boasting trout -- The serpent and the eagle -- The peacock and the blackbird -- The cat and the fish -- The silly lamb and the shepherd's dog -- The turkey-cock and the turtle dove -- The ungrateful fox -- The spider and the chieftain -- The curious ape -- Avarice punished -- The contemplative hero -- The wanderer destroyed -- The willful boy and the hornets -- Generosity and gratitude --The timorous boy -- The envious shepherd convinced and reformed -- The vain sparrow and the cruel judge -- The destruction of envy -- The benighted traveller --Ingratitude punished -- Alcestes and Prætus, or, Prudence as overmatch for strength -- The uncertainty of pleasure
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
viii, [9]-178, [2] p.
Note
  • Quarter red sheep and grey paper over boards; spine tooled and lettered in gold; sprinkled edges.
  • Ex libris Frederick Locker; his armorial bookplate on upper paste-down.
  • Annotation in pencil on upper free endpaper: I believe the cat at p. 68 is considered a happy specimen of John Bewick. FL.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32255134
  • ucoclc32255134

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