VILLAGE ANNALS, CONTAINING AUSTERUS AND HUMANUS. A SYMPATHETIC TALE.

Philadelphia: Johnson & Warner, 1814. 35,[1]pp. 12mo. Laid (formerly sewn) into 19th century drab stiff wrappers. Frontis and seven wood engravings. Slight tanning and light foxing, wrapper spine a bit frayed; a good copy. Item #WRCLIT76078

First US edition of this densely moralistic tale for the young, published earlier in the UK. The OCLC entry calls for only five wood engravings in addition to the frontis. One of the titles in the infamous remainder of early American children's books that passed to Rosenbach from Moses Polock's stock. ROSENBACH 514. WELCH 1381. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 33546. OCLC: 155444872.

Price: $100.00