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A little pretty pocket-book : intended for the instruction of amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly. With two letters from Jack the Giant-Killer : as also a ball and pincushion : the use of which will infallibly make Tommy a good boy, and Polly a good girl : To which is added, A little song-book, being a new attempt to teach children the use of the English alphabet, by way of diversion.
The first Worcester edition.
Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts : By Isaiah Thomas, and sold wholsesale and retail at his bookstore, MDCCLXXXVII 
122,  p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 11 cm.
Thomas, Isaiah, 1749-1831
Newbery, John, 1713-1767
Sinclair Hamilton Collection of American Illustrated Books
A reprint of Newbery's ed., originally published in London in 1744; title first published in USA by Hugh Gaine in 1762 as "A Little Pretty Book" (cf. Hamilton).
"Rules for behaviour in children" on p. -122.
Includes woodcut and poem about baseball ("base-ball") on p. 43 (the first such mention, according to Hamilton).
Bookseller's advertisements on last  p.
Signatures: [A]-H8(H7-8 blank; incl. front.).
Illustrations: Woodcut frontis., captioned "Instruction with Delight," on front pastedown, with 64 small woodcuts at the head of most selections; woodcut and printer's device tailpieces.
Princeton copy 1: 19th century sheep binding, guilt- and blind-stamped; marbled paste downs and end papers.
Princeton copy 1: Within 20th century slip-case.
Princeton copy 2: Contemporary brown wrapers.
Princeton copy 2: Within pale blue slipcase.
Hamilton, S. Amer. book illustrators (1968), 115
Welch, D. A. Amer. children's books, 778.2
Also available in an electronic version.
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