THE TRAGI-COMIC HISTORY OF THE BURIAL OF COCK ROBIN; WITH THE LAMENTATION OF JENNY WREN, THE SPARROW'S APPREHENSION, AND THE CUCKOO'S PUNISHMENT...

Philadelphia: Johnson and Warner, (J. Bouvier, printer), 1811. 16 pages of text in verse. With 8 copperplate engravings (two mounted to stiff wrappers). 16mo (4 3/4 x 4 inches); stiff salmon colored wrappers; glue bleed on first mounted plate. Item #1424

First American edition, printed in England by J. Harris in 1808. Weiss, in his biography of William Charles, states that this is probably a Charles item. William Charles (1776-1820) was a caricaturist, engraver and publisher of children's books. Rosenbach 448. Welch 215. Shaw & Shoemaker 24052.

Price: $250.00