Curious and interesting chapbooks

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Subjects: Chapbooks--Juvenile literature
Chapbooks, Scottish
Fairy tales
Dwarfs--Juvenile fiction
Love--Juvenile literature
Values--Juvenile literature
Monsters--Juvenile fiction
Cats--Juvenile fiction
Thieves--Juvenile fiction
Mice--Juvenile fiction
Kings and rulers--Juvenile literature
Kings and rulers--Juvenile fiction
Queens--Juvenile literature
Paramours--Juvenile literature
Pirates--Juvenile fiction
Heroes--Juvenile literature
Bears--Juvenile fiction
Catechisms--Juvenile literature
Giants--Juvenile fiction
Herod Antipas, Tetrarch of Galilee--Juvenile literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile
Published: Glasgow : Printed for the booksellers, [188-?]
LC Classification: P, PN
Notes: Cover title
Each story is 24 pages long
Binding: Bound in dark green cloth; label with title pasted to spine; end papers are pale yellow
Contents: Storys of Prince Lupin, yellow dwarf, and the three wishes -- The history of beauty and the beast -- Storys of the young robber and puss in boots -- The story of the little white mouse or The overthrow of the tyrant king -- The history of Thomas Hickathrift -- Ali Baba or The forty thieves, an interesting tale -- The history of Jack and the bean-stalk -- Michael Scott -- History of fair Rosamond, otherwise Eleanor Clifford; and her royal paramour, Henry the second king of England With an affecting account of her melancholy and horrible death, at the hands of the injured Queen Eleanor in the bower of Woodstock -- History of Jack the giant killer containing: his birth and parentage - his meeting with the king's son - his noble conquests over many monstrous giants - and his relieving a beautiful lady, whom he afterwards married -- The story of Blue Beard, or, the effect of female curiosity to which is added The murder hole, an ancient legend -- History of the life and death of the great warrior Robert Bruce, King of Scotland -- A new historical catechism; containing answers to questions in ancient history relative to: the light of the heathen world - the miracles that happened at our Saviour's birth - the usurpation, and miserable death of Herod - the death of Pontius Pilate -- History of Sir William Wallace, the renowned Scottish champion -- The sleeping beauty of the wood; an entertaining tale, to which is added Paddy and the bear, a true story -- History of the kings and queens of England: from the reign of William the Conqueror to Victoria the First, Part I
Physical Description: 1 v. (various paging) : ill., ports. ; 18 cm
OCLC Number: 656890949

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