Tom Thumb's play-book [microform] : to teach children their letters as soon as they can speak. Being a new and pleasant method to allure little ones in the first principles of learning
- Uniform Title:
- Tom Thumb
- Boston : Printed and sold by Kneeland and Adams, in Milk-Street, 1771.
- Physical Description:
- 31 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 8 cm (32mo)
- First and last leaves pasted to wrapper.
Includes a Scripture catechism, graces, and prayers.
Not in Evans or Bristol.
Not recorded by Evans, but filmed as part of the Early American imprints series in place of Evans 12250 ("Printed for J. Boyle"). "Apparently the imprint given by Evans was his assumption from an adv."--Shipton & Mooney. A copies of both the Kneeland and Adams and the Boyle imprints are recorded in Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, entries 71 and 72.
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- Other Forms:
- Digital image available in the Readex/Newsbank Digital Evans series.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microopaque. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1955-1983. 23 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 12250).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 71
Shipton, C.K. National index of American imprints through 1800 12250
Welch, D.A. Bibliography of American children's books printed prior to 1821, 1318.4
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