EARLY CHAPBOOK.THE BLACKBIRD'S NEST.PHILA.PA.1812.
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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 918051
|THE BLACKBIRD'S NEST. A TALE. (Cover title - The Blackbird's Nest. A Tale For Youth). Philadelphia: Published by Johnson & Warner, 1812. 5 1/8" x 3 1/8". Original buff paper over stiff covers - the upper cover with an engraving of a man on horseback in a rural landscape. 36 pages. 12 woodcuts including cover illustration and title page vignette. Some chipping of paper on covers otherwise in excellent condition internally. Rosenbach, p.172. Welch 105.1-B. A variant issue with different type-set of the cover title.|