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The Little Pigs Ramble from Home; Aldermans Feast: A New Alphabet; Poor Cock Robin - His Death and Burial; The New Mother Hubbard (incomplete)
Dean & Co, London - A Victorian child's scrapbook. Cloth pages, with entries mounted on paper and pasted onto pages. Approx. 40cm x 28cm. Numerous hand-coloured illustrations. 'The Little Pig'ss Ramble . (published by Dean &7 Co., Threadneedle Street, London) - 8 pages in total - tells in verse the story of an unfortunate pig who had ideas above his station. 'The Alderman's Feast .' is an illustrated child's alphabet aid (8 pages - no publisher stated) - again in verse and probably not now politically correct: K was the Kitchen where supper was cooked, But none of the visitors into it looked; L was the Lemons, for punch, for punch, I was told, That a Jew in the street to the Alderman sold; N was a neighbour, who wond'ring did stare, From the opposite window, and wished she was there; X with X added to it, which did me perplex, Stood, I'm told, for some Ale, that they called double X; etc. 'Cock Robin .' 4 pages and 14 illustrations, no publisher stated. 'Mother Hubbard .' - 3 pages of 4, again hand-coloured. Also some pages from 'Park's Juvenile Drawing Scraps', and individual cartoons, presumably cut out by child and pasted in, some clearly coloured by child. One half of cover (in suede) only. More Images available on request.
      [Bookseller: Geata Buidhe - Yellow Gate - Books]
Last Found On: 2018-02-09           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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