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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
William and George.
Wellington, Salop : Printed by F. Houlston and Son, [between 1807 and 1840?]
|Material Type:||Fiction, Juvenile audience|
|All Authors / Contributors:||F. Houlston and Son.|
|Notes:||Houlston and her son flourished in Wellington ca. 1807-1840; cf. Osborne Coll., p. 479.
Undated. Dates from printer's form of name and years of activity at address, cf. P.A.H. Brown. London publishers and printers, p. 93.
Wood engravings, uncolored: frontispiece and illustrations.
Frontispiece included in pagination.
First and last leaves pasted-down to wrappers.
In publisher's pink printed wrappers; publisher's advertisements on lower wrapper.
First sentence: "A rich merchant, named Gibson, had an only child called William, who if he had been good might have been as happy as any boy in the world, for he had plenty of every thing his heart could desire."
Includes 8 woodcuts.
|Description:||23 pages : illustrations (wood-engravings) ; 11 x 7 cm|
|Other Titles:||Rich boy and the poor boy
Contented mind is the best feast
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