Item #30777 The History of the Tame Beasts. Mahlon Day.
The History of the Tame Beasts

The History of the Tame Beasts

New York: Printed and Sold by Mahlon Day, at the New-Juvenile Book-Store, 1833. No stated edition (first published in 1831?). Soft cover. 16p, 14 small ills. + cover ill. Covers and pages browned; some handling wear. Tied with thread (as issued?). Good. Item #30777

A small chapbook for young children, with one-page descriptions of 14 animals, each with a woodcut illustration. The animals are the horse, ass, cow, ox, sheep, goat, cat, mastiff, pointer, spaniel, hog, reindeer, Arabian camel, and elephant. Day specialized in writing, publishing, and selling children's books. This one cost 3 cents. The back cover lists school books for sale at his shop. A scarce survival. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $75.00

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