The old man, his children, and the bundle of sticks : a fable
Lewis Walpole Library > The old man, his children, and the bundle of sticks : a fable
- The old man, his children, and the bundle of sticks : a fable
- Published / Created
- [1795 or 1796]
- Publication Place
- [London] : Sold by J. Marshall, (printer to the Cheap Repository for Moral and Religious Tracts), no. 17, Queen-Street, Cheapside, and no. 4, Aldermary Church-Yard, and R. White, Piccadilly, London. By S. Hazard, printer to the Cheap Repository, at Bath; and by all booksellers, newsmen, and hawkers in town and country
Verse begins: "A good old man, no matter where,".
In two columns, separated by a column of type ornaments; the title and imprint span the columns at head and foot; there is a row of type ornaments abov the imprint; all within a border of type ornaments.
Price below imprint: Great allowance will be made to shopkeepers and hawkers. Price an half-penny, or 2s. 3d. per 100.-1s. 3d. for 50.-9d. for 25.
This form of imprint was in use from May 1795 to January 1796 (Spinney).
This edition not recorded by G.H. Spinney, ’Cheap Repository tracts: Hazard and Marshall edition.’ In Library, 4th series, volume 20:3 (December 1939), 17.
Description based on imperfect impression.
Mounted on leaf 11. Copy trimmed with loss of imprint at the foot and "Cheap Repository" at the top.
Bound in three-quarters red morocco leather with marbled boards, with spine title stamped in gold: Old English ballads, woodcuts, vol. 2.
- 1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) : 33 x 21 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- This object has been no.
- Lewis Walpole Library
- Call Number
- Folio 74 OL1 v. 2
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Early works to 1800
Single sheet verse
Woodcuts England London 1795
- 1 woodcut ;
- Resource Type
- still image and text
- Subject (Topic)
Conduct of life
Fables, English > Early works to 1800
Christian life > Poetry > Early works to 1800
Conduct of life > Poetry > Early works to 1800
Families > Poetry > Early works to 1800
England > London > 1795
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