COBB'S TOYS, SECOND SERIES, NO. 3. STORIES ABOUT THE WOLF, WEASEL, MARTEN, HARE, BABOON, AND MONKEY, IN WORDS OF ONE AND TWO SYLLABLES.
Chambersburgh, (PA.): Hickok & Blood, 1836. Miniature, 2" x 3-1/2", 16pp plus two original printed title wrappers: the first with the Hickok & Blood 1836 imprint; the second with the imprint "Lewistown, (PA.) Hickok & Stark. 1835."
Illustrated title pages plus six additional illustrations. Light wear, Very Good.
AAS has our Lewistown 1835, and Newark and Elmira copies. "This celebrated series of Toy Books is a development of the hornbook, battledore, and primer. The various numbers contain alphabets, syllabaries, and reading-easies, all fully illustrated with woodcuts, the readings consisting of stories on natural history subjects and common objects. Lyman Cobb, a famous educator, was born in Lenox, Mass., about 1800 and died in 1864" [Rosenbach].
Rosenbach, Children's Books 794. Item #34462