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The Resource The bobbin boy; or, How Nat got his learning. : An example for youth

The bobbin boy; or, How Nat got his learning. : An example for youth

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The bobbin boy; or, How Nat got his learning. : An example for youth
Title
The bobbin boy; or, How Nat got his learning.
Title remainder
An example for youth
Title variation
How Nat got his learning
Creator
Contributor
Author
Engraver
Former owner
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MWA
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The bobbin boy; or, How Nat got his learning. : An example for youth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The design of this volume is to show the young how 'odd moments' and small opportunities may be used in the acquisition of knowledge. The hero of the tale--Nat--is a living character, whose actual boyhood and youth are here delineated--an unusual example of energy, industry, perseverance, application, and enthusiasm in prosecuting a life purpose."--Preface, p. iii. Story of the boyhood of statesman Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
  • By William Makepeace Thayer
  • Includes frontispiece with tissue guard
  • Copyright 1860 by J.E. Tilton and Company
  • Plates engraved on wood by John Andrew and John Filmer
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
xv, [1], 310 p., [5] leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is part of the Andy McCue Collection of Baseball Fiction Books (Collection 2257). This item does not circulate but may be viewed in Library Special Collections upon request. Search the collection title to request the item from the collection record. Item is in box 13. Publisher's green cloth boards, spine stamped in decorative gilt. Gift of Andy McCue.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191236992
  • ucoclc191236992
Label
The bobbin boy; or, How Nat got his learning. : An example for youth
Publication
Note
  • "The design of this volume is to show the young how 'odd moments' and small opportunities may be used in the acquisition of knowledge. The hero of the tale--Nat--is a living character, whose actual boyhood and youth are here delineated--an unusual example of energy, industry, perseverance, application, and enthusiasm in prosecuting a life purpose."--Preface, p. iii. Story of the boyhood of statesman Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
  • By William Makepeace Thayer
  • Includes frontispiece with tissue guard
  • Copyright 1860 by J.E. Tilton and Company
  • Plates engraved on wood by John Andrew and John Filmer
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
xv, [1], 310 p., [5] leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is part of the Andy McCue Collection of Baseball Fiction Books (Collection 2257). This item does not circulate but may be viewed in Library Special Collections upon request. Search the collection title to request the item from the collection record. Item is in box 13. Publisher's green cloth boards, spine stamped in decorative gilt. Gift of Andy McCue.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191236992
  • ucoclc191236992

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