The Tragi-Comic History of the Burial of Cock Robin; with the Lamentation of Jenny Wren; the Sparrow's Apprehension; and the Cuckoo's Punishment
The Tragi-Comic History of the Burial of Cock Robin; with the Lamentation of Jenny Wren; the Sparrow's Apprehension; and the Cuckoo's Punishment

The Tragi-Comic History of the Burial of Cock Robin; with the Lamentation of Jenny Wren; the Sparrow's Apprehension; and the Cuckoo's Punishment

Philadelphia, Pa. Benjamin Warner, 1821. Hardcover. Title continued: "Being a sequel to the courtship, marriage, and pic-nic dinner of Robin Red-Breast and Jenny Wren." 16 p.: frontispiece and 7 additional leaves of engraved plates; 12 cm. Original plain salmon paper over paste boards. Half-title: The Burial of Cock Robin. The frontispiece and last plate are mounted on the inside of covers (as issued?). Rosenbach, 616; Checklist American Imprints, 2nd series (Shoemaker), 5013. In Very Good Condition: 3 cm. paper lacking at tail of spine; first and last leaves separated along hinges; upper corner of a few leaves slightly chipped; otherwise clean and tight. Very Good. Item #001246

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