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The life and death of Jenny Wren.

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Related Names: Fortey, W. S.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Printed by W.S. Fortey, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury, W.C., [ca. 1860]
Subjects: Birds > Birds / Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry.
Chapbooks > Chapbooks / Specimens.
Chapbooks > Chapbooks / England > Chapbooks / England / London > Chapbooks / England / London / 19th century
Note: Includes 9 woodcuts.
First sentence (from t.p.): "Jenny Wren fell sick upon a merry time, In came Robin Redbreast and brought sops and wine."
A running alphabet is at the head of six pages.
Includes four hand-coloured woodcuts.
Publisher's advertisements on outer lower wrapper.
Title page and cover vignettes.
Undated. Announcement on p. [4] of wrappers states that Fortey "has succeeded to the business of his late employers"; Fortey began printing at address in 1860, cf. P.A.H. Brown. London publishers and printers, p. 68.
Physical Description: [8] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 18 x 11 cm.
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