The BEGGARLY BOY, A Parable.; Cheap Repository. Children's Penny Chapbook.

The BEGGARLY BOY, A Parable.; Cheap Repository.

Smithfield / London / Bath: Sold by J. Evans, Printer to the Cheap Repository... and J. Hatchard ... By S. Hazard, [n. d.]. 1st printing thus, issue with trade price schedule & Evans as primary printer (ESTC N505684), ca 1798. 15, [1] pp. Last page a list of tracts offered by Evans. Untrimmed. Woodcut vignette to title page, signed in the block "Lee" [i.e., John Lee]. 8vo. 7-5/8" x 5". Self-wrappers, sewn. "Price One Penny" Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Signs of being read. Age-toning & foxing throughout. Small 3mm hole in last leaf margin. Very Good. Item #47544

Per the ESTC, "Evans became printer to the Cheap Repository in December 1797; the form J. Evans and Co. was used from 1799. Hatchard was at 173 Piccadilly until July 1801..."

Very Rare, ESTC does not list any holdings whatsoever.

Price: $375.00

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