|Title||The royal book of sports (cover) |
|Publisher||March, James, fl. 1854-1863|
|Publisher Location||England -- London |
|Publication Date||1849-1868 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with uncolored wood engravings except for the frontispiece which is chromoxylographed.|
Publisher's yellow printed decorated wrappers; titles 1-32 in March's penny library printed on lower wrapperleaves. Part of March's Penny Library no. 10.
Short verses about various games such as hopscotch, wheelbarrow races, and pig catching.
The cover depicts various game-related objects such as tops, a fishing pole, and a shuttlecock.
Printed on the cover: Published by J. March, 12, Webber St. Blackfriars Road.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Amusements -- Juvenile poetry; Chapbooks, English -- Specimens |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0286 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. GV1203.R69 1849 |
|Physical Description|| p.: illustrated; 16 x 10.5 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original book at 400-600 dpi in TIFF format using a ScanMaker 6800, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2008. |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit checklist A.33 |