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Little Dog., JANSEN, J[ohn] B.
1 JANSEN, J[ohn] B. Little Dog.
New York: Sold by J.B. Jansen, 90 Nassau Street, 1825. 
small 12mo. 62 x 55mm. pp. 8; woodcut to front cover plus 4 further full page woodcuts. Fine copy in perfect original printed wrappers. John B. Jansen published a number of these miniature books from this address between 1823 and 1836. None of them are common: Worldcat lists 37 works in 45 publications with a total of 57 library holdings. This particular title is listed at only two locations, both defective: Smith College, Northampton MA (rear cover torn) and The Library of Congress (torn with some loss of text). “Go to Jansen’s store and buy A pretty book for you and I. ‘Twill only cost a penny too, Let us learn to read it through.” 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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Historical Pastime. A New Game of the History of England from William 1st to Geo. 4th., WALLIS, E.
2 WALLIS, E. Historical Pastime. A New Game of the History of England from William 1st to Geo. 4th.
E. Wallis, [c.1821] 
A historical race game with 133 playing spaces numbered in a clockwise direction from the Battle of Hastings [1066] to the death of Queen Caroline [1821]. Hand coloured sheet split into 12 sections mounted on linen, folded into original case with hand coloured title piece. Inserted is the rules booklet lacking its covers, published by T. Davis; this booklet also describes each monarch and the important incidents in their reign. The rules booklet is rarely found. 
Price: 650.00 GBP
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