The Village Green; or Sports of Youth [bound with] Book of Riddles

The Village Green; or Sports of Youth [bound with] Book of Riddles
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Title:
The Village Green; or Sports of Youth [bound with] Book of Riddles
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 013533

Author: Unstated
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: S. Babcock
Place: New Haven
Year: c. 1840
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Softcover
Size: 3 ¼” x 2”
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 3 ¼” x 2”. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. This c. 1840 chapbook, “The Village Green or Sports of Youth,” has a nine line poem about a game with bat and ball beneath a small illustration of four children playing the game. Written in verse and published by S. Babcock of New Haven, this 8-page chapbook has been hand-stitched to another chapbook titled “Book of Riddles” (also 8 pages) which was printed and sold by Mahlon Day of New York. Both chapbooks lack original wraps, exterior pages and pages of the “Book of Riddles” are stained, corners bumped, otherwise still highly readable and in overall good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 5 oz. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 013533.