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The lively history of Jack & the beanstalk 37131013236575

Title: The lively history of Jack & the beanstalk : setting forth for the first time during many years a faithful and particular account of that hero's wonderful adventures in the country of the beanstalk, and his triumph over the murderous giant who inhabited it


Identifier(s): FT JAC (DRAWER)


Creator: Mill, Harriet Hardy Taylor, 1807-1858


Date created: 1846


Contributor(s): Cope, Charles West, 1811-1890; Cundall, Joseph, 1818-1895; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Summerly, Felix, 1808-1882; Whittingham, Charles, 1795-1876


Alternative title: Jack and the bean-stalk


Publisher: London : Imprinted by C.W. for Felix Summerly's home treasury and sold by Joseph Cundall at 12, Old Bond Street, in the City of Westminster, 1846 (C. Whittingham, Chiswick)


Medium (physical description): [3] leaves of plates


Extent (dimensions & scale): 31 p.


Description: "Printed in colors by Reynolds and Collins" -- frontispiece. Felix Summerly is the pseudonym of Sir Henry Cole. Front cover lists Chapman & Hall, 186 Strand as publisher. Harriet Jackson is a pseudonym for Harriet Taylor Mill, wife of John Stuart Mill. Cf. The making of the Home Treasury by Geoffrey Summerfield (Children's literature, vol. 8, 1980, p. 35-52.) Plates signed by the Dalziels.


Collection: Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books


Rights access: Public domain


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