MISCHIEF NOT FUN. Illustrated by Copper-Plates.
London: William Darton, 58 Holborn Hill, No date [circa 1825]. Price Sixpence. 34, [2 advert’s] pages. Folding engraved frontispiece and two other engraved plates. Original printed blue wrappers. 142 x 92 mm. First edition. Frontispiece a little creased at edges where poorly folded; some turned corners; else very good. The story concerns a mischievous boy who joins a group of well-behaved children and causes trouble through his thoughtlessness and dangerous tricks. In the end he suffers an accident through teasing another child and is permanently disabled. A cautionary tale indeed! See Moon 182.