COLLECTION OF THE MOST APPROVED ENTERTAINING STORIES. Calculated for the Instruction and Amusement of all the little Maters and Misses of this vast Empire. By Solomon Winlove, Esq. A New Edition.
London: Printed for F. Newbery…, No date [probably no earlier than 1775]. [Price Six-pence.] 121, [3 catalogue] pages. Illustrated with six full-page engraved plates and six smaller wood-engravings within the text. Original Dutch floral boards. 105 x 70 mm. Contained in a morocco-backed folding cloth box. Neat ownership name on title; spine expertly restored; the woodcut to Red Riding Hood has been embellished with some red colouring; else a very good and clean copy of a rare title, first published in 1770. See Roscoe J381 (2A) ESTC records one copy in the U.K. and another in the United States. The first three stories are, The History of Jack Horner; The Story of Cinderella; and The Story of Little Red Riding Hood.
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