1878. Item #23350
[ANONYMOUS]. TRUTHS IN RHYME FOR LITTLE CHILDREN. Nearly One Hundred Choice Moral Rhymes, Embellished With Fifty Illustrations In Oil Colors. NY: McLoughlin Bros., [no date, but circa 1878]. 16mo., embossed green cloth, stamped in black and gilt with an oval, color scene in paper on the front cover- children feeding birds. Apparently the first edition. Contains various rhymes for children, including "Pilfering Puss," "The Three Little Dogs," "Hinty, Minty," and "The Fox And The Crow." Wonderful color illustrations! Good (some wear edges & occasional soil text, ink presentation dated 1878 on front blank page, tears on two pages carefully repaired with archival tape). An uncommon children's book. $185.00.