Dragon. It was captured by the pirate, Paul Jones, who proceeded to America where he sat the bad boy on an enchanted, uninhabited island." " /> <I>Nurse Dandlem's little Repository of Great Instruction, containing the surprising Adventures of Little Wake Wilful, and his deliverance from the Giant Grumbolumbo. Written by the Famous Prussian, for the sole Amusement of the Chickabiddy Generation.</I> Glasgow: J. Lumsden & Son, [c.1815]. 16° (99 x 62mm). 8 engraved plates printed in bistre, illustration. Contemporary (?original) plain pink wrappers. <I>Provenance</I>: title and initials in early manuscript on upper wrapper. Osborne I, 285-6 (relating part of the plot): "... Wake Wilful was forced by a press gang aboard His Majesty's ship the <I>Dragon.</I> It was captured by the pirate, Paul Jones, who proceeded to America where he sat the bad boy on an enchanted, uninhabited island." | Christie's
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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 57

    Nurse Dandlem's little Repository of Great Instruction, containing the surprising Adventures of Little Wake Wilful, and his deliverance from the Giant Grumbolumbo. Written by the Famous Prussian, for the sole Amusement of the Chickabiddy Generation. Glasgow: J. Lumsden & Son, [c.1815]. 16° (99 x 62mm). 8 engraved plates printed in bistre, illustration. Contemporary (?original) plain pink wrappers. Provenance: title and initials in early manuscript on upper wrapper. Osborne I, 285-6 (relating part of the plot): "... Wake Wilful was forced by a press gang aboard His Majesty's ship the Dragon. It was captured by the pirate, Paul Jones, who proceeded to America where he sat the bad boy on an enchanted, uninhabited island."

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    Nurse Dandlem's little Repository of Great Instruction, containing the surprising Adventures of Little Wake Wilful, and his deliverance from the Giant Grumbolumbo. Written by the Famous Prussian, for the sole Amusement of the Chickabiddy Generation. Glasgow: J. Lumsden & Son, [c.1815]. 16° (99 x 62mm). 8 engraved plates printed in bistre, illustration. Contemporary (?original) plain pink wrappers. Provenance: title and initials in early manuscript on upper wrapper. Osborne I, 285-6 (relating part of the plot): "... Wake Wilful was forced by a press gang aboard His Majesty's ship the Dragon. It was captured by the pirate, Paul Jones, who proceeded to America where he sat the bad boy on an enchanted, uninhabited island."


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