Lot 227 of 429:
Mother Hubbard & her dog, 1813 New York edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The Comic Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard and her Dog; Illustrated with fifteen copper-plate engravings

Author:

Place:
New-York

Publisher:
Published by I. Riley

Date:
1813

Description:

13 (of 16) printed leaves, plus 2 blank leaves at front. With 12 (of 15) engravings. 11.5x10.4 cm (4½x4"). printed front wrapper, spine repaired with cloth tape.

Rare, early American children's book in verse. OCLC/WorldCat lists only one copy of this edition, at the American Antiquarian Society. This copy lacks the final three leaves and the rear wrapper.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Staining to front wrapper, some staining/soiling within, lower corners worn, a few short marginal tears; good.


 
Item number:
305339
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