Berquin's Child's own story book [electronic resource].

Berquin, M. (Arnaud), 1747-1791 [Browse]
Uniform title
Boston: : Published by Johnson & Co., [184-?]
274, [3], 6-340, [4] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 17 cm.


Rare books genre
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 25163. [More in this series]
  • Reissue, under cancel title page, of: The children's friend. Translated from the French of M. Berquin. Vol. III. Newburyport: John Mycall for William P. Blake, [1793?] (Evans 25163; Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 71.3); Vol. IV. Boston: Thomas Hall for William P. Blake, 1795 (not in Evans; Welch 71.7).
  • Date of reissue suggested by typography of title page and style of binding. The printer of the intaglio frontispiece plate was active in Philadelphia from 1833 to 1844.
  • Errors in paging: p. 233, first count, misnumbered 235; p. 97, 205, 305, 2nd count, misnumbered 95, 105, 285.
  • In purple cloth: covers ornamented in blind; title stamped in gilt on spine.
  • Frontispiece plate signed: Canvassing. Painted by R.W. Buss. Engraved by Geo. B. Ellis. Printed by D. Stevens.
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 25163).
Evans 25163
Other format(s)
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Place name(s)
  • United States Massachusetts Boston.
  • United States Massachusetts Newburyport.
Other title(s)
Child's own story book.
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