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The third chapter of accidents and remarkable events : containing caution and instruction for children.

Author/Creator:
Darton, William, 1755-1819.
Standardized Title:
Accidents and remarkable events. Chapter 3
Publication:
Philadelphia : J. Johnson, 1807.
Format/Description:
Book
[48] p. : ill. ; 13 cm.
Subjects:
Children's stories.
Accidents -- Juvenile literature.
Form/Genre:
Intaglio prints.
Juvenile literature -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Contents:
On bird's nests
Escapes from danger
A great cry, but no harm done
Pigs love milk!
Air balloons
Extraordinary leap
Squirrels suckled by a cat
An account of a burning well, as related by an eye-witness
Slavery
Further account of air-balloons
Extract of a letter from India
Feed and treat a lion well
Danger of travelling in foggy weather
Providential escape
Never play with fire-arms
Love edifieth
Of the jay
The young lamp-lighter.
Local notes:
RBC copy has ms. bibliographical notes in pencil on p. [2] of cover.
RBC copy purchased for the Penn Libraries in 2019 from The Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company.
RBC copy has bookplate of Albert A. Howard ("AHA") affixed to p. [3] of cover.
RBC copy: p. [1]-[4] and [45]-[48] detached.
Penn Provenance:
Howard, Albert A., -2017 (bookplate) (RBC copy)
Penn Chronology:
1807
Cited in:
Shaw & Shoemaker 12394
Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 259.2
Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 291
Contributor:
Johnson, Jacob, 1771?-1819, publisher.
OCLC:
465277
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