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1837

A little present

Northampton (Mass.) - Toy book (number 8 on front wrapper). Buff wrapper printed in black. Woodcuts: parrot (front wrapper); horse and buggy (titlepage); alphabet (p.2); ox (p. 3); cow and donkey (p. 4); horse and plowing scene (p. 5); cat with arched back (p.6); barking dog (p. 7); the sheep (p. 8); angel in the clouds (rear wrapper).

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1837

A, B, C, with pictures and verses

Northampton (Mass.) - Toy book (number 2 on front wrapper) published by Metcalf after relocation from Wendell to Northampton. Buff wrapper printed in red. Woodcuts: rooster (front wrapper); bellows (titlepage); antelope (p.2); bull (p. 3); kanguroo (p. 4); owl (p. 5); grasshopper (p. 6); hog (p. 7); apple picking (p. 8); duck (rear wrapper, oval frame).

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1837

Little Harry and the apples

Northampton (Mass.) - Toy book (number 7 on front wrapper). Blue wrapper printed in black. Woodcuts: picking apples (front wrapper); picking apples (titlepage); alphabet (p.4); swan (p. 18); horse and carriage (rear wrapper).

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1830

A, B, C, with pictures and verses

Wendell (Mass.) - Toy book (number 1 on front wrapper). Orange wrapper printed in black. Woodcuts: village scene (front wrapper); city view with steeples (titlepage); sailing ship (p.2); zebra (p. 3); boy with kite (p. 4); umbrella (p. 5); ox (p. 6); cow (p. 7); owl (p. 8); cat (rear wrapper, oval frame).

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1839

The good boy

Northampton (Mass.) - Toy book (no identifying number on wrapper) published by Metcalf after relocation from Wendell to Northampton; wrapper lists J.H. Butler -- Northampton, with Metcalf listed on titlepage. Buff wrapper printed in red. Woodcuts: lion (front wrapper); boys seated on a bench beneath a tree (titlepage); alphabet (p. 4); wren on a limb (p. 7); boy and girl kneeling in prayer (p. 9); c... more

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1837

The red squirrel

Northampton (Mass.) - Toy book (number 7 on front wrapper) published by Metcalf after relocation from Wendell to Northampton. Compare to other editions of the same title. Buff wrappers printed in red. Woodcuts: man with glass of water standing by a well (front wrapper); mill building (titlepage); alphabet (p. 2); squirrel on a branch (p. 3); tree (p. 5); squirrel seated on a branch (p. 7); A Goat an... more

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1847

Spring flowers or, easy lessons for young children

Greenfield (Mass.) - Toy book. Teal wrapper printed in black. Woodcuts: flowers (front wrapper); woman picking flowers in a garden (frontis.); yougn girl reading (titlepage); alphabet (p.6); carriage and two horses (p. 7); elegant house (p. 9); monkey, parrot (p. 10); hawk, hunter (p.12); barking dog (p. 13); boy and dog (p. 14); dog (p. 15); hunter (p. 16); rooster (p. 17); beehive (p. 18)... more

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1833

Little verses for good children

Northampton (Mass.) - Toy book (no. 12 on the front wrapper) published by Metcalf after relocation from Wendell to Northampton. Yellow wrappers printed in black. Woodcuts: house (front wrapper); butterfly (hand-tinted, titlepage); alphabet (p. 2); boy kneeling in prayer (p. 3); church building (hand tinted, p. 5); open book (p. 7); young boy walking (p. 8); sailing ship (rear wrapper). Ownership sig... more

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1837

The good girl

Northampton (Mass.) - Toy book (5 on front wrapper) published by Metcalf after relocation from Wendell to Northampton: yellow wrapper listing "J.H. Butler -- Northampton" on front, though Metcalf listed on titlepage. Yellow wrappers printed in black. Woodcuts: young girl seated, reading (front wrapper); woman with plumed hat (titlepage, hand tinted); alphabet (p.2); woman seated, reading (p. 6, hand... more

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1832

The shepherd boy

Wendell (Mass.) - Toy book (number 11 on front wrapper). Yellow wrapper printed in black. Woodcuts: potted plant (front wrapper); boy lying in a field (titlepage); alphabet (p.4); man sowing grain (p. 5); shepherd and sheep (p. 6); bird in a tree (p. 7); boy looking to the sun rise (p.8); ewe and lamb (p. 9); wolf in forest (p. 10); boy seated, reading (p. 11); red squirrel (p. 12); croc... more

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