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A PRETTY BOOK OF BIRDS, for the Amusement of Children. If Master Jack, or little Miss, Are good at School and Church; And read a pretty Book like this, Mamma may spare her Birch. With Cuts from Life. [Price One Penny.] 1790.
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Title A PRETTY BOOK OF BIRDS, for the Amusement of Children. If Master Jack, or little Miss, Are good at School and Church; And read a pretty Book like this, Mamma may spare her Birch. With Cuts from Life. [Price One Penny.]
Published Coventry. Printed and Sold by Luckman and Suffield. No date, but circa 1790.
Stock Code 13948
Description 32 pages, the first and last being blanks pasted to the wrappers. Illustrated with a wood-engraved frontispiece and 27 woodcuts. Original Dutch floral wrappers. 103 x 65 mm. The last four leaves have a small hole to the top edge, not affecting text; else a very good copy. Rare, no copy located in Worldcat.