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The Children's Picture Book by [Kangaroo] - Hardcover - 1870 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints (SKU: 14252)

The Children's Picture Book

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The Children's Picture Book

by [Kangaroo]

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Boston: American Tract Society, 1870. Hardcover. With an illustration of a kangaroo at p61 and text below, "The kangaroo was found in New Holland by the people who first sailed around the world". At p76 is 'The Australian Boy' with an illustration of a reclining boy dressed in a toga style garment, with a wreath of leaves on his head, and the following description, "There are people in the world who not only eat cats, rats, snakes, toads, and other animals without being cooked, but human flesh!". Also includes "The Tea Table" ("How nice it is to have the tea ready when we come home!"), Hawaii (the "Sandwich Islands", with illustration of American sailors offering a gift of a hat to a Hawaiian chief), and missions ("Our Island Home": "Here the friendly people come every Sabbath, and we teach them from the Bible"). 16mo, color lithograph frontispiece, 96pp, b&w ills. Green blind stamped cloth, gilt title at spine. Covers gently rubbed at spine ends, o/w very good. Trove 51717703.

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bookseller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
14252
Title
The Children's Picture Book
Author
[Kangaroo]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
American Tract Society
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1870
Bookseller catalogs
AUSTRALIA; KANGAROOS;

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Booksellers for over 40 years, members of prominent trade associations (ABAA, ILAB, ANZAAB, IMCOS, ANZMS, PBFA). We are located at Garrison NY, a stone's throw from the Metro North Hudson line train, just over 1 hr. from NYC on the banks of the Hudson River. Books, maps, prints & ephemera bought & sold.

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