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1844

Allen, Alonzo G. (Alonzo Giles), 1811-1872

Alonzo and Melissa illustrating the changes of fortune and triumph of virtue

Enfield (Mass.) - "Stereotype edition." Caption title. Based upon the popular novel Alonzo and Melissa, or The unfeeling father, by Daniel Jackson, a plagiarism of The asylum, or Alonzo and Melissa, by Isaac Mitchell. Cf. the article on Mitchell in Dictionary of American Biography.

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1832

Pictures of Animals

Wendell (Mass.) - Toy book published by Metcalf during the last year of his residence in Wendell.

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1840

The soldier turned farmer

Greenfield (Mass.) - Toy book published by Phelps, a printer in Greenfield from 1811 to at least 1855 during the last year of his residence in Wendell.

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1831

Spring flowers or, easy lessons for young children

Wendell (Mass.) - Toy book published by Metcalf late in his residence in Wendell and before his relocation to Northampton. Inscribed to Miss M. Stevens; crudely hand-colored illustrations.

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1808

Howe's Almanac, for the year of our Lord 1808

Greenwich (Mass.) - Almanac published by the Quabbin printing firm of John Howe between 1804 and 1809, and continued by Howe's Genuine Almanac (with variant titles), 1810-1825.

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1882

Knokerkoke

Budget of rhymes for Enfield and Greenwich Plains, Mass., for 1882

Enfield (Mass.) - Broadside poem in three columns, visiting the residents of the Quabbin town and their accomplishments in the previous year. Not in OCLC; publisher not identified.

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1835

New Catherine Ogee

Enfield (Mass.) - Printed area: 13.9 x 16.7 cm. Printed in two columns. Cut of arrangement of musical instruments and score centered beneath title. Bawdy poem in 12 numbered stanzas of which nine end in the italicized phrase: Late evening dew. Not in Checklist Amer. imprints. Design and illustration of broadside identical to one with different poem bearing imprint: Printed by S. Howe, En... more

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1844

Mason, Mrs.

Ellegiac poems, sacred to friendship

Greenwich (Mass.) - Caption title. Includes "On the death of Mr. Ranslure Clark who died of the putred fever Oct. 26, 1803, in the eighteenth year of his age"; "On the death of Daniel Clark who died Feb. 4, 1803, in the ninth year of his age"; "On the death of Mary Weld Clark who died of the meazles May,19th 1803, aet sixteen month"; and "An address to Christian parents in affliction. By ... more

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1838

Dunn, Samuel, 1746-1843

An elegy on the death of Mr. Harfield Lyndsey, aged 26 years [and] An acrostic

Enfield (Mass.) - First line: My those who read, please to attend. Without music. Date based on internal evidence. (Lyndsey’s death on Feb. 9, 1838, is reported in the vital records of New Salem, Mass.). There are two titles, in double columns, on one broadside. The other title: "An Acrostic" (002890-BROAD). Woodcut vignette of a coffin, left of title; elaborate decorative border. "’The ... more

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