|Title||Amusing stories of animals: being instances of the instincts, manners, and propensities of some of the brute creation (cover) |
|Publisher Location||Scotland--Dunfermline |
|Publication Date||1828 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--woodcuts|
|Notes||Chapbook with one uncolored woodcut illustration.|
Printed on the cover: Cheap Tracts No. 4.
This chapbook contains various animal-related stories including a description of an ostrich hunt, "mad bulls" and bullfights, and a tiger and aligator fight.
The illustration on the title page is of a man riding an ostrich.
|Contextual Notes||John Miller's half-brother, George, established a printing company in 1795. John Miller joined the family business before starting his own printing press in Dunfermline in 1805. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Animals -- Juvenile literature |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0926 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection QL49.A48 1828 |
|Physical Description||24 p. (including covers): illustrated; 17 x 11 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 11.4 |