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The children's friend.

Author: Berquin, M.; Christian Felix Weisse; Joachim Heinrich Campe; Christian Gotthilf Salzmann
Publisher: Newburyport [Mass.] : Printed by John Mycall, for the proprietor of the Boston Bookstore, no 59, Cornhill, Boston., [1789-1790?]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Anthologies
Plays
Juvenile literature
Booksellers' advertisements
Printers' advertisements
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Berquin, M.; Christian Felix Weisse; Joachim Heinrich Campe; Christian Gotthilf Salzmann
OCLC Number: 226246153
Notes: A collection of stories and plays for children.
"A book has appeared, under this title, written by Mr. Weisse ... Select passages from it, as well as from the works of Messrs. Campe and Saleman [i.e. Salzmann], will be introduced in the following performance."--V. 1, p. [7].
The proprietor of the Boston Bookstore in 1789-90 was Benjamin Guild. In 1789 he issued a catalogue listing "Children's friend, being a variety of very interesting and useful stories by M. Berquin."
William Bentley in his diary entry for Sept. 24, 1790, notes: Mr Mycall is now printing the last volumes of the "Children's friend" a valuable work in schools.
Vol 1: 317, [1], iv, [2] p.; v. 2: 287, [1] p.; v. 3: 276 p.; v. 4: 340, [8] p.
With a half-title to each volume.
Two settings of type of gathering 2C of v. 1 noted. The first lists the contents of v. 1 on p. [i]-iv, and has on p. [v] an advertisement for "A general assortment of books & stationary constantly kept for sale, at the Boston Book-store; no. 59, Cornhill, Boston." The second lists the contents of v. 1 and 2 on p. [i]-iv, and has on p. [v] an advertisement for "Printing of all kinds, prepared with care and expedition, on the most reasonable terms, by John Mycall, at his printing-office in Newburyport ..."
Not in Evans or Bristol.
Bookseller's advertisement, v. 1, p. [v].
Description: 1 online resource (4 volumes)
Other Titles: Ami des enfans.
Responsibility: translated from the French of Mr. Berquin. ; Vol. I-[IV].

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