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A Little Pretty Pocket-Book
(F.G. Melcher, 1787)
Formerly in the Lenox Library, NY. See my comments on the source from which Thomas took his inspiration, Newbury's edition of 1744/67/1966/67. This book is clearly modeled on--but not a facsimile of--Newbury's work, as ...
Eclecta Puerilia: Sententiae, Colloquia, Fabulae, et Poemata in usum Scholarum collecta
(Excudebat T. Saint apud T. & G. Wilkie, G. Charnley, R. Spence, J. Todd, T. Wilson, and W. Tesseyman, 1787)
A very enjoyable little book, with a somewhat damaged spine after over two hundred years! The opening aphorisms should not be overlooked. They come in alphabetical sets by number of words, first the two-word aphorisms ...