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Rustic excursions for tarry-at-home travellers : a series of interesting tales, having a strictly moral tendency, and designed for the instruction of children / by Mrs. Sherwood.

Author/Creator:
Sherwood, Mary Martha, 1775-1851 author.
Publication:
Baltimore : John S. Horton, 1836.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (63 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series:
Women's Studies Archive: Rare Titles from the American Antiquarian Society, 1820-1922.
Women's Studies Archive: Rare Titles from the American Antiquarian Society, 1820-1922
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Subjects:
Country life -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's poetry, English -- 19th century.
Children's stories, English -- 19th century.
Contents:
The cottage girl fetching water
The summer storm
The shepherd
The reaper going to labour
The turnpike gate
The gleaners
Ploughing
The cottager's funeral
The fox hunt
Indian sagacity
Cottagers going to church
Hay-makers in a storm
Rearing of ducks.
Notes:
Last page blank.
Brief essays on aspects of country life, with related poems.
In original publisher's binding: green cloth embossed with a pattern of berries, vines, and leaves. Printed paper label on upper board: Rustic excursions.
Wood engraving on pages 17 signed "H"; wood engraving on p. 42 signed, "Horton" (id est, John S. Horton?).
Reproduction of the original from American Antiquarian Society.
OCLC:
1289507960
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.