My Aunt Lucy’s Gift.

Baltimore: William Raine, [c. 1830]. 12mo. 6 ff. Illustrated with colored wood engravings throughout. Printed on one side only. Original blue printed wrappers have been imperceptibly repaired at backstrip, and show light creasing and wrinkling to covers. Some light spotting internally. A series of two-stanza verses highlight the rewards of good behavior and the consequences of poor behavior. This is a very rare chapbook, with no copies of this edition recorded in institutional holdings. OCLC records two Baltimore printings (possibly the same), each in one copy. Both are titled “William Raines Edition” but list Bayly and Burns as publisher. Not in Gumuchian or Osborne. (Item Id: 6482)

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