THE LOST CHILDREN. EMBELLISHED WITH COLORED ENGRAVINGS.
THE LOST CHILDREN. EMBELLISHED WITH COLORED ENGRAVINGS.
THE LOST CHILDREN. EMBELLISHED WITH COLORED ENGRAVINGS.
THE LOST CHILDREN. EMBELLISHED WITH COLORED ENGRAVINGS.
(Chapbook)

THE LOST CHILDREN. EMBELLISHED WITH COLORED ENGRAVINGS.

Providence: Cory, Marshall, and Hammond, 1830. 16mo. 15pp. Chapbook illustrated with a hand-colored vignette on the title page and three bright, hand-colored engravings. The rear wrapper has a vignette of children harvesting fruit or nuts from a tree. The narrator, Mary, warns her younger sibling Jane of "the folly and wickedness of playing truant from school." She tells a tale in verse about two boys who were buried in a landslide while playing when they should have been in class. Bound in buff printed wrappers. The paper covering the front wrapper is slightly rubbed in spots, revealing text from the paper beneath. Gift note inside the front wrapper from a mother to her son, dated 1833. Item #22997

Price: $275.00

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