Chap Book lot x 13 American Tract Society c. 1850-70's wood cuts ReligiousBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Collection of thirteen (13) assorted mid-19th century Christian juvenile chap books. Virtually all contain small woodcut illustrations.
All show signs of age, usage and wear, several with spines stitched by early owners with thread, all apparently complete except for one.
American Tract Society, NY. All c.1850-70's. Most 16 pp. couple longer or shorter.
The Lord's Prayer.
Bread the Staff of Life.
Memoir of Miriam Warner, of Northampton, Mass.
The Christian Drummer.
The May-Bee, by Mrs. Sherwood.
The memoir of Bowyer Smith.
Mariette, the Little Shepherdess of the Alps.
Diving and Moral Songs, for Children, by Rev. Isaac Watts D. D.
The Four Fishermen.
James Russell Lowell on Religion.- not a chapbook, but a folded leaflet in chapbook format. Undoubtedly scarce JRL ephemeral item.
The Withered Flower.
Narrative of Elizabeth Vermeule.
Smallest measures: 4 1/8" H X 2 3/4" W.
Tallest measures c. 5 1/2" H X 3 5/8" W.