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Goldfish at school, or, The alphabet of Frank the fisherman.
London : Pubd. ... by Hodgson & Co., 10 Newgate Str., March 27, 1823.
 leaves : col. ill. (etchings) ; 18 cm.
Hodgson & Co. (Publishers)
Library of Congress genre(s)
Rare books genre
Illustrations are hand colored.
"Through distant seas, in lordly pride / Behold the Arunanus glide. / The Barbel is a River Fish, / But makes a coarse unwholesome dish. / The long liv'd Carp so often sought, / By stratagem is easiest caught."--Leaves [2 & 3]
Cotsen copy: Illustrated fish in lozenge borders with lower left and upper right sides cut.
Cotsen copy: Inscribed "Thomas S. Perkston's book given to him by his Papa for taking his medicine like a man. -- 26th October 1826."
Cotsen copy: Book curse pencilled below inscription "Steal not this book for fear of for over he's the owner [?]."
Pub. pink wrappers with white hand-colored pictorial onlay printed in black.
Also available in an electronic version.
Alphabet of Frank the fisherman
Hodgson's Goldfish at school, or, The alphabet of Frank the fisherman
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