chapbook

Printed chapbook made of paper, printed in ink. The illustrations have been hand-coloured with paint. The book is entitled 'The Comic Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard and her Dog.' It is inscribed in the inside front cover: 'This book belonged to her uncle Garnault Bowles. For Caroline Elizabeth Treacher. May 1838', and below this 'For Miriam Garnault Griffin.' Opposite the title page is printed in copper plate script: 'To J.B. Esq. M.P. County of ----- at whose suggestion and at whose house these notable Sketches were designd [sic] this volume is with all suitable deference Dedicated by his Humble Servant S. C. M. 1805.'

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