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...

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Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1821. 16 pages of text in verse. With 8 engravings (two mounted to stiff wrappers. Sixteenmo (5 x 4 inches); stiff gray wrappers; spine chipped; small glue repair to spine. (Item ID: 2128)


An attractive edition, first published in the United States in 1811 after an English edition of 1808. The illustrations are probably by William Charles (1776-1820), a caricaturist, engraver and publisher of children's books (see Weiss biography of Charles). Rosenbach 616. American Imprints 5013.



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