The title-page adds the following: "Loud Roared the Dreadful Thunder. / The Bonny Blue Bonnet. / This Is No My Plaid. / Ye Banks and Braes." The woodcut title vignette shows a young woman riding on a donkey with her feet in a large basket. "[No.] 30" printed at foot of title. The lower halves of the title & the last leaf are detached, else very good. Very scarce. WorldCat locates only one copy. 12mo. 8 pp. This ed. not in NSTC (CD version). Removed from a nonce volume. Pages age-toned, else clean. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Kate Dalrymple, and the flowers of the ...
Publisher: Pr. for the booksellers [ca. 1830?]
Publication Date: 1830
Book Description Printed for the Booksellers, Glasgow, Scotland. No Binding. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Circa 1840-1850. Original chapbook, once bound, with an illustration of a woman riding a donkey on the front, no.30 under the publisher's information. One sheet of paper folded to make 8 pages, unopened. 3 3/4 x 6 inches. Chapbooks were an early form of popular literature, originating in the 16th century and fading out of use by the mid-19th century. They were cheaply printed booklets that "chapmen" would sell door to door or at fairs to the common people. This one contains five popular poems. Bookseller Inventory # 016268