Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty

Description

The story of Billy and his sister Kitty. Billy tries to correct the behavior of the "forward and headstrong" Kitty who had learned all the worst aspects of education at her boarding school.

Physical Description

31 p. : b&w. ill. ; 10 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1790..1799].

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Miniature Book Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 186 times. More information about this book can be viewed below.

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  • Wm Jones Dublin: Printed by Wm. Jones, 75, Thomas Street

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  • Main Title: Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty
  • Added Title: The history of Billy and Kitty

Description

The story of Billy and his sister Kitty. Billy tries to correct the behavior of the "forward and headstrong" Kitty who had learned all the worst aspects of education at her boarding school.

Physical Description

31 p. : b&w. ill. ; 10 cm.

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Late 18th century children's chapbook printed in Ireland. The moralizing text is illustrated with woodcuts. Gift to the UNT Libraries, by 1996.

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Miniature Book Collection

These miniature books, 4 inches (10 cm) tall or smaller, include both contemporary and historical works. In some cases, only the covers have been digitized.

Gustine Courson Weaver Collection

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  • [1790..1799]

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  • Aug. 28, 2006, 8:08 p.m.

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Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty, book, [1790..1799]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc734/: accessed June 27, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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