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A Little pretty pocket-book

A Little pretty pocket-book

intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly. : With two letters from Jack the Giant-Killer; as also a ball and pincushion; the use of which will infallibly make Tommy a good boy, and Polly a good girl. : To which is added, a little song-book, being a new attempt to teach children the use of the English alphabet, by way of diversion.

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Published by By Isaiah Thomas, and sold, wholesale and retail, at his bookstore. in Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s songs.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 20459.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination122, [6] p.
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15467333M

    Sixty years later Charles Perrault would also publish fairy tales in French, though they were not as acclaimed by readers and critics of his time as Basile's tales. A Little Pretty Pocket-Book is widely considered one of the most important books in the genre of children's literature. Lee] Dear Dickey—I thank you very much for the pretty picture book you gave me. This book was also illustrated by the same guy who drew for Humpty-Dumpty.

    Almanacs also were in demand, and furnished parents and children, in many cases, with their entire library for week-day reading. The untrimmed sheets are rebound in three-quarter blue morocco with marbled paper covered boards most likely a nineteenth-century rebinding. Otherwise, it is called a 'no-ball' or 'bad' ball. Though unfortunately nameless, they at least form an interesting coincidence.

    The thing is, it's not Doctor Seuss nonsense. I would make them exercise their Patience, that they might know the Use of it, when the Cares of the World came on. It should be noted that no extant copies of the original English edition, nor any of the subsequent eight English editions, are known. The business was later sold to William Carnan.


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A Little pretty pocket-book Download PDF Ebook

Two innings constitute a game. Towards the end of the book was a surprise because he put different and many rules for everything. Later writers doubt whether any such book existed, for it is hardly credible that the Puritan element which so largely composed the population of Boston in the first quarter of the eighteenth century would have encouraged the printing of any nonsensical jingles.

It should be noted that no extant copies of the original English edition, nor any of the subsequent eight English A Little pretty pocket-book book, are known. By seventeen hundred and six two juvenile books appeared from the press of Timothy Green in Boston.

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The business was later sold to William Carnan. And in Julyon the way from Philadelphia to Boston, he stood on the steps of the South Church in Worcester, and read the new Declaration aloud to the approving crowds.

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This describes, among other old printers, one Thomas Fleet, who established himself in Boston about A batter is out if a fielder catches the ball after it has been hit and before it touches the ground, a fielder touches the post of the base halfway up or higher with the ball while the batter is running to it, the batter deliberately drops or throws the bat, or another batter runs to the same base or overtakes a batter, in which case both batters are out.

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And therefore, I say again, Children should never have any Thing they cried for; no, not on any Consideration whatsoever. Coleburn said, and which was connected to new ideas circulating in the Enlightenment about how to educate children.

Its pages contain different ink splotches that are coupled with well-known stories.Apr 29,  · One of the most telling aspects of “A Little Pretty Pocket Book” was the caption on the frontispiece, which promised “instruction with delight,” Ms.

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