|Title||The royal book of sports ([pp. 7-8]) |
|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.
Page 7 depicts a sack race. Prominently displayed in the lower center is "Mungo (the black) fixed tight in his sack, [who] has broken his nose on the ground." Zachary White holds his sack tight and is winning.
Page 8 depicts a blind-folded wheelbarrow race. A naughty boy tells one contestant to run more to the right but instead of winning, the man falls in a ditch.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Amusements -- Juvenile poetry; Chapbooks, English -- Specimens |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0288 |
|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 |