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The entertaining history of Giles Gingerbread, [electronic resource] : a little boy who lived upon learning. : Adorned with copperplate engravings.

Standardized Title:
Giles Gingerbread.
Other Title:
The History of Giles Gingerbread.
Publication:
Philadelphia: : Published and sold by George Pryor, no. 2, North Third Street. 1806. Dickinson, printer., [1806]
Series:
Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 10362.
Format/Description:
Book
18 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 14 cm.
Subjects:
Children's stories.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Boys -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
Poor -- Juvenile fiction.
Boys -- Employment -- Juvenile fiction.
Household employees -- Juvenile fiction.
Honesty -- Juvenile fiction.
Literacy -- Juvenile fiction.
Alphabet -- Juvenile fiction.
Charity -- Juvenile fiction.
Nature -- Juvenile poetry.
Romance fiction.
Form/Genre:
Juvenile literature -- 1806.
Poems -- 1806.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Caption title: The history of Giles Gingerbread.
Running title: Giles Gingerbread.
Sometimes attributed to John Newbery, who was the first to publish it and other stories especially intended for children. Cf. Dict. of national biog.
"The morning dream; suggested by a similar circumstance which occcurred to a gentleman in Virginia."--p. 17-18, in verse.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 10362).
Contributor:
Newbery, John, 1713-1767.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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