The marvelous budget : being 65,536 stories about Jack and Jill / by Rev. F. Bennett.

Author
Bennett, F. (Frederick) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; Paris ; Melbourne : Cassell & Company, Limited, 1890 (London : Printed by Cassell & Company, Limited, La Belle Sauvage)
Description
71, [1], [16] p : ill. ; 22 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Nursery rhymes [Browse]
Illustrator
Publisher
Library of Congress genre(s)
Fiction [Browse]
Rare books genre
Notes
  • "Printed by Cassell & Company, Limited, La Belle Sauvage, London, E.C."--Colophon.
  • La Belle Sauvage printer's device--t.p. verso.
  • Preface to "very young readers" explaining the book's unusual pagination, in which there are 4 different pp. 1-8 to be read in any combination by readers, resulting in 65,536 different versions of the story.
  • Text and illustrations printed on recto only.
  • Illustrations: Engraved frontis., signed P.H.T., and engravings throughout the text, signed by Boot, Giacomelli, and others.
  • Cotsen copy: "Edward Gommo, Prize in 3rd Standard, Cheam and Cuddington National School, A.D. 1892"--Inscription on front free endpaper verso.
Binding note
Pub. light brown cloth, brown-stamped with pictorial designs on covers and gilt-stamped with title on upper cover.
Other title(s)
  • Stories about Jack and Jill
  • Story of Jack and Jill
OCLC
177726544
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