The Infant's Library Book 9 by MARSHALL, John (publisher)

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The Infant's Library Book 9

London: John Marshall, 1805. Miniature children's book, containing an engraved woodcut and facing description. 13 engravings. The woodcuts are thought to be by J. Piggot. Card boards with paper label to front and rear. The spine is rubbed and the board almost detached, but still holding. Otherwise in very nice condition. Marshall's Infants library was a series of 16 volumes each containing pictures and short descriptions, This volume is focussed on children's games and includes hoop; skipping; leap-frog; peg top; hop hat; battledore; kite; whipping top; trap-ball; bow and arrows; rocking horse; cricket; and marbles 30, [ii]. pages (the first leaf being the title, the second an advert for the Children's magazine, and the last leaf being a colophon & advert for Marshall's dissected map). The book is dated from the advert for the Children's magazine (which is for the 24th issue). 60 x 45 mm (2¼ x 1¾ inches).

Book ID: 3366
Category: Children's
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