The Knife-Grinder's Budget of Pictures & Poetry, for Boys and Girls
[Children's Books].

London: Printed for T. and J. Allman 1829. Some light soiling, but a fine copy of a fragile book. Original yellow printed wrappers. 3 1/2" x 2 1/4." 27 pp. (Item ID: 15797)


This charming little item is a book of trades for children, featuring a woman selling apples, a butcher, a lamp-lighter, a bookblack, a boy selling rabbits, a laundress, a brush seller, a knife grinder, etc. etc. It was printed in the Yorkshire town of Otley by William Walker and originally retailed for a penny.

Osborne, p. 646.

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