The Child's new play-thing, or, Best amusement :
intended to make the learning to read, a diversion instead of a task ... : designed for the use of schools, or for children before they go to school.
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Dublin : Printed by Pat. Wogan, 1809.
Remainder of t.p.: Consisting of scripture-histories, fables, stories, moral and religious precepts, proverbs, dialogues, &c. : the whole adapted to the capacities of children, and divided into lessons of one, two, three, and four syllables : with entertaining pictures to each story and fable : new invented alphabets for children to play with, and a preface shewing the use of them : to which are added, three dialogues : 1. Shewing how a little boy or girl shall make every body love them. 2. How they shall grow wiser than the rest of their school fellows. And 3. How they shall become great in the world.
"Compiled for the Use of his Royal Highness Prince George, and published by authority"--P. .
Signatures: [A]p12s, [B]p6s, Cp12s, Dp6s, Ep12s, Fp6s, Gp12s, Hp6s (-H6).
Printed on blue paper.
Includes "Reviewing generals of the volunteers of Ireland" and "The manual exercise" (p. [5-10]).
Probable date of publication; last two numerals partially obscured on t.p.
Physical description: 142 p. : ill ; 14 cm. (12mo)
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