The Sunday Scholar Who Turned Sailor Boy. Chap book.
The Sunday Scholar Who Turned Sailor Boy.
The Sunday Scholar Who Turned Sailor Boy.

The Sunday Scholar Who Turned Sailor Boy.

New Haven: S. Babcock, Sidney's Press, 1831. First edition. Wraps. The front cover with a woodcut illustration of a kangaroo after Stubbs. With 9 woodcut illustrations in text, including one inside the front wrapper titled 'A Little Boy Who Shot his Sister'. 2 woodcut illustrations on the rear cover, 'The Little Tea Party' and 'A Mother's Funeral'.

Small 16mo, 17pp. Yellow wrappers with title in black, publishing information and a kangaroo illustration on front cover. Original stitching, a little marked & ruffled, contemporary ink signature inside front wrapper, contemporary pencil inscription, a bit of toning to page margins. The text is an interpretation of the Biblical story of Jonah and the whale for children. OCLC: 42854011 records 4 copies. Very good overall. Item #22593

Price: $175.00

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