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A Pleasing toy for children.

Related Names: Merrill, Rufus 1803-1891, publisher.
Language(s): English
Published: Concord, N.H. : Published by R. Merrill., 1843.
Subjects: Chapbooks > Specimens.
Children > Books and reading.
Picture books for children.
Chapbooks > New Hampshire > Concord > 19th century
Publishers' advertisements > New Hampshire > Concord.
Note: Includes 9 woodcuts.
First sentence: "Of butterflies there are many kinds."
Publisher's advertisement, p. [4] of wrapper.
Butterfly woodcut on p. [3].
Variant editions noted; this one has "The alphabet" on p. [2] and a description of butterflies on p. [3]; another edition has "The alphabet versified" on p. [2] and a picture of an open Bible on p. [3].
At head of wrapper title: No. 10.
Caption title: The gift.
Physical Description: 8 p. : ill. ; 85 x 57 mm.
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