Location Published 19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-ASSU
Book Number 15631
ANONYMOUS. The Snow-Drop. [woodcut of open flower] Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, Depository, 148 Chesnut Street. 1827. Stereotyped by L. Johnson. [at head of wrapper title:] No. 94. II. Series. 6.4 x 9.8cm. A small booklet in printed wrapper, wrapper soiled, light to moderate foxing, 2 small damp stains in outer margins, bottom right corner of woodcut border rubbed away from rear wrapper. Wrappers, front and back, printed in nice but simple woodcut border--outside with double rule, middle with floral design and inside with single rule, front wrapper with a woodcut of a snow-drop flower in center, back cover is list of "Books Published for Sale... No's. 70-85"; nice woodcut title page with a woodcut frontispiece facing it; 3 other woodcuts printed in text including a repeat of the snow-drop from the front cover. Collation: A-8 plus wrapper. Pagination: (1) wrapper title, (1) blank, (1) blank, (1) frontispiece, (1) title, (1) blank, -14 story, 15-16 poem, (1) blank, (1) rear wrapper. Amer. Imprints #30649--1827 vol. (NRAB only; the 1830 vol. also lists MB;BrMus.). Contents is a moralistic story about a little girl Sophia and her mother, tied to the Snow-drop, an early spring flower. With charming early American woodcuts.