Ye Butcher, Ye Baker, Ye Candlestick-Maker: Being Sundry Amusing and Instructive VERSES for both Old and Young, Adorned with Numerous Woodcuts.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1908. Hardcover. 24mo. Brown cloth spine and brown pictorial paper over boards. 45pp, (2pp ads). Numerous woodcuts. Very good. Mild edgewear; quaint nonauthorial "From an Ardent / Admirer of the Author" front flyleaf inscription; tiny ownership signature on title page. Item #47370

Tight and internally fine early printing of this charming verse collection done up in a corny pseudo-colonial style and celebrating 17 vocations: "Ye Housewife," "Ye Doctor," "Ye Town Crier," Ye Tythingman," "Ye Pirate," etc.

Price: $20.00

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