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Puss in boots

Material Information

Title:
Puss in boots
Series Title:
Aunt Louisa's London toy books
Uniform Title:
Puss in Boots
Running title:
Puss and boots
Creator:
Frederick Warne and Co ( Publisher )
Scribner, Welford & Armstrong ( Publisher )
Place of Publication:
London
New York
Publisher:
Frederick Warne & Co.
Scribner, Welford, & Armstrong
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
[10] leaves : col. ill. ;

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Children's poetry ( lcsh )
Children's poetry -- 1880 ( lcsh )
Poems -- 1880 ( rbgenr )
Juvenile literature -- 1880 ( rbgenr )
Publishers' advertisements -- 1880 ( rbgenr )
Bldn -- 1880
Genre:
Children's poetry
Poems ( rbgenr )
Children's literature ( fast )
Publishers' advertisements ( rbgenr )
poetry ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
England -- London
United States -- New York -- New York
Target Audience:
juvenile ( marctarget )

Notes

General Note:
Cover title.
General Note:
Includes publisher's advertisements.
Funding:
Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
027517406 ( ALEPH )
AJE8912 ( NOTIS )
26133726 ( OCLC )

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-. -HERE YOU SEE THE GIANT OGRESITTING SMOKING IN THE SUN;DO YOU KNOW, HE LIKED FOR DINNER,LITTLE CHILDREN NICELY DONE.HE COULD CHANGE HIMSELF AT PLEASURETO A CREATURE LARGE OR SMALL;"THAT WILL SUIT ME," SAID OUR PUSSIE,"I SHALL GO AND MAKE A CALL."THEN SHE COAXED THE FOOLISH OGRETO BECOME A TINY MOUSE;QUICKLY WITH A PAT SHE KILLED HIM;FOR HER MASTER TOOK HIS HOUSE.ONE DAY WHEN THE LAD WAS BATHING,PUSSIE SLYLY HID HIS DRESS,AND CRIED, "HELP! FOR MY LORD MARQUISIN HIS TERRIBLE DISTRESS!"


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PASSING BY, THE KING WAS ASKINGFROM HIS COACH, "WHAT'S THAT YOU SAY?"PUSS REPLIED, "0, SIRE! SOME ROBBERSTOOK MY MASTER'S CLOTHES AWAY."AND THE KING SENT HOME FOR GARMENTS,SAYING, "DEAREST MARQUIS, COME,TAKE A SEAT WITHIN MY CARRIAGE,I AM GLAD TO DRIVE YOU HOME."PUSSIE TOLD THE COACHMAN WHITHERHE SHOULD DRIVE; AND RAN TO SAYTO THE SHEPHERDS AND THE REAPERS,WHOM SHE MET UPON THE WAY:"IF THE KING ASK YOU THE QUESTION,'WHO OWNS ALL THESE FERTILE PLAINS;'SAY, 'THE MARQUIS OF CARRABAS,'AjiaXDLL g AY YOU FQ R YOUR PAINS."^^, ^--^


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BUT THEY REALLY WERE THE OGRE'SKILLED BY PUSS-AS WELL YOU KNOW;AND IT WAS TO HIS GRAND CASTLEPUSSIE BADE THE COACHMAN GO.PUSS RECEIVED THEM AT THE CASTLE; S"WELCOME," DID SHE CRY, "0 KING!"AND HIS MAJESTY ALIGHTED,HIGHLY PLEASED WITH EVERYTHING.AND THE MARQUIS GREW IN FAVOUREVER AFTERWARDS IN LIFE;AND THE KING GAVE HIM HIS DAUGHTERFOR A DEAR AND LOVING WIFE./BOTH WERE GRATEFUL TO THE PUSSIE;FAVOURED HER WITH HIGH ESTEEM,GAVE HER BEST OF BOOTS AND SLIPPERS,LET HER LIVE ON CAKES AND CREAM.-I


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