|Title||Goop tales alphabetically told (cover) |
|Author||Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951 |
|Publisher||Frederick A. Stokes Company|
|Publisher Location||United States--New York--New York |
|Publication Date||1904 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints|
|Notes||Illustrated with uncolored relief prints.|
The cover depicts Fibius (a Goop because he tells fibs) and Stinjessie (a Goop because she is so stingy with her toys).
Printed on the title page: A study of the behavior of some fifty-two interesting individuals, each of which has mainly virtuous, yet has some one human and redeeming fault; with numerous illustrations.
Each Goop is named for a mischievous or naughty childhood trait. The Goops are listed alphabetically and each has a story and a short verse explaining their fault.
|Contextual Notes||Frank Gelett Burgess was an artist, art critic, poet, author, and humorist. He was born in Boston, and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S. in 1887. He is famous for writing the poem "The Purple Cow: Reflections on a Mythic Beast Who's Quite Remarkable, at Least." Burgess also wrote and illustrated several children's books about "The Goops" and created the syndicated comic strip "Goops" in 1924, working on it to its end in 1925. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Etiquette for children and teenagers--Juvenile poetry |
|Category||Manners and social etiquette|
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0898 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection BJ1857.C5 B87 1904 |
|Physical Description|| p., 106 p.: illustrated; 26.5 x 20.5 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 L.124 |