15 chapbooks with monochrome illustrations, printed in Banbury by J. G. Rusher. (i) Nursery Poems from the Ancient and Modern Poets. (ii) London Jingles and Country Tales for Young People. (iii) The Book of Beasts for Young Persons. (iv) The Renowned History of Dame Trot and her cat. (v) The Children in the Wood restored, By Honestas, the Hemit of the Forest, or Perfidy Detected. (vi) Nursery Rhymes from the Royal Collections.(vii) The Cries of Banbury and London and Celebrated Stories. (viii) Jack and Jill, and Old Dame Gill. (ix) Death and Burial of Cock Robin. (x) Old Mother Hubbard and her dog. (xi) The Life of Jack Sprat. (xii) The Interesting Story of Cinderella and her Glass Slipper. (xiii) The History of Tom Thumb. (xiv) Jack the Giant Killer, a Hero Celebrated by ancient Historians. (xv) The Interesting Story of the Children in the Wood, an Historical Ballad.

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