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The Resource Profitable amusement for children, or, Familiar tales : combining useful instruction with pleasing entertainment, by the author of "Learning better than house and land."

Profitable amusement for children, or, Familiar tales : combining useful instruction with pleasing entertainment, by the author of "Learning better than house and land."

Label
Profitable amusement for children, or, Familiar tales : combining useful instruction with pleasing entertainment
Title
Profitable amusement for children, or, Familiar tales
Title remainder
combining useful instruction with pleasing entertainment
Statement of responsibility
by the author of "Learning better than house and land."
Title variation
Familiar tales
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Profitable amusement for children, or, Familiar tales : combining useful instruction with pleasing entertainment, by the author of "Learning better than house and land."
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Printer from colophon
  • Publisher's booklist on t.p. verso
  • "Advertisement" (i.e. Preface), p. [iii]-iv, dated April, 14, 1818
  • "Contents": [1] p. at end
  • Engraved frontispiece, dated: June 19, 1818
Dimensions
14 cm.
Extent
iv, 139 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Quarter red sheep and marbled paper over boards; spine tooled and lettered in gold.
  • Engraved paper onlay on upper board: illustration of two girls and a boy.
  • Frontispiece is hand-colored.
  • Inscription in ink at head of t.p.
  • Scribbling in pencil throughout.
  • Ex libris May & George Shiers; their round bookplate on upper paste-down.
  • Shiers 212.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33263005
  • ucoclc33263005
Label
Profitable amusement for children, or, Familiar tales : combining useful instruction with pleasing entertainment, by the author of "Learning better than house and land."
Publication
Note
  • Printer from colophon
  • Publisher's booklist on t.p. verso
  • "Advertisement" (i.e. Preface), p. [iii]-iv, dated April, 14, 1818
  • "Contents": [1] p. at end
  • Engraved frontispiece, dated: June 19, 1818
Dimensions
14 cm.
Extent
iv, 139 p., [1] leaf of plates
Note
  • Quarter red sheep and marbled paper over boards; spine tooled and lettered in gold.
  • Engraved paper onlay on upper board: illustration of two girls and a boy.
  • Frontispiece is hand-colored.
  • Inscription in ink at head of t.p.
  • Scribbling in pencil throughout.
  • Ex libris May & George Shiers; their round bookplate on upper paste-down.
  • Shiers 212.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33263005
  • ucoclc33263005

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