Front Cover
 Title Page
 Table of Contents
 Unfortunate Bertram Bowles
 The curious elephant
 Sturdy Fernando
 The angry farmer
 The watchful spies
 Three tender-hearted wollypogs
 The polite Japs
 The ornamented king
 Three smiling boys
 Expectant Miranda
 An Arab encampment
 Three innocent papooses
 Little Koti
 Three jolly jokers
 An Eastern magician
 Three observing Dames
 Early Mrs. Burley
 Three friendly kings
 Grim professor Goggles
 A jovial sea-serpent
 The sad koodoo
 Some great explorers
 Spruce Sammy
 Some prudent fishermen
 Three heaping dishes of cream
 Musical Sambo
 Some dreadful Indians
 The neat waiting-maid
 Three masked robbers
 The quiet author
 A strange puzzle
 Back Cover

Title: Topsys & turvys
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00081995/00001
 Material Information
Title: Topsys & turvys
Alternate Title: Topsys and turvys
Physical Description: 5, 31 leaves : col. ill. ; 18 x 24 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Newell, Peter, 1862-1924
Century Company ( Publisher )
Gast Lithograph & Engraving Company ( Lithographer )
Donor: Egolf, Robert ( donor )
Publisher: Century Co.
Place of Publication: New York
Publication Date: c1893
Subject: Wit and humor, Juvenile -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
Upside-down books -- Specimens -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
Children's poetry   ( lcsh )
Children's poetry -- 1893   ( lcsh )
Bldn -- 1893
Genre: Children's poetry
poetry   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- New York -- New York
Statement of Responsibility: by P.S. Newell.
General Note: "The Gast Litho. & Eng. Co., New York"--Colophon.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00081995
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002234919
notis - ALH5356
oclc - 06004620
lccn - 16005309

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front Cover 1
        Front Cover 2
    Title Page
        Title Page
    Table of Contents
        Table of Contents 1
        Table of Contents 2
        Table of Contents 3
        Table of Contents 4
    Unfortunate Bertram Bowles
        Page 1
    The curious elephant
        Page 2
    Sturdy Fernando
        Page 3
    The angry farmer
        Page 4
    The watchful spies
        Page 5
    Three tender-hearted wollypogs
        Page 6
    The polite Japs
        Page 7
    The ornamented king
        Page 8
    Three smiling boys
        Page 9
    Expectant Miranda
        Page 10
    An Arab encampment
        Page 11
    Three innocent papooses
        Page 12
    Little Koti
        Page 13
    Three jolly jokers
        Page 14
    An Eastern magician
        Page 15
    Three observing Dames
        Page 16
    Early Mrs. Burley
        Page 17
    Three friendly kings
        Page 18
    Grim professor Goggles
        Page 19
    A jovial sea-serpent
        A jovial sea-serpent
    The sad koodoo
        Page 21
    Some great explorers
        Page 22
    Spruce Sammy
        Page 23
    Some prudent fishermen
        Page 24
    Three heaping dishes of cream
        Page 25
    Musical Sambo
        Page 26
    Some dreadful Indians
        Page 27
    The neat waiting-maid
        Page 28
    Three masked robbers
        Page 29
    The quiet author
        Page 30
    A strange puzzle
        Page 31
    Back Cover
        Back Cover 1
        Back Cover 2
Full Text

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Copyright, 1893, by The Century Co.




i Unfortunate Bertram Bowles

/! 2 The curious Elephant

f \ 3 Sturdy Fernando

4 The angry Farmer

5 The watchful Spies

6 Three tender-hearted Wollypogs

7 The polite Japs

8 The ornamented King

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14 Three jolly Jokers

15 An Eastern Magician

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Fernando bears his cradle in, a cradle strong and deep,

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What is that squealing noise I hear? the angry Farmer said.

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Behind each station window there stood a watchful Spy,

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These innocent Papooses thus pass their early years,

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When she saw the Giant coming, Koti hid behind her fan,

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From three high hats three Jokers popped, all crying Peek-a-boo "

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A skilled Magician from the East, with many queer contortions,

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These Dames have modeled skilfully the gorgeous hats they wear,

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Rising early, Mrs. Burley in her garden meets the eye;


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Three friendly Kings went to a show, and wore their pipes and crowns,

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Professor Goggles, taxidermist, certainly looks grim;

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Some say the famed Sea-serpent cariie, and by the shore disported,



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The Koodoo stays alone and dreams of loved ones far away;


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Here come the great Explorers; in Indian file they pass;

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How sprucely Sammy parts his hair the neighbors all know well,

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Some Fishermen went out to fish but did not care to stay,

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Three heaping plates of cold Ice4Cream were standing in a row;

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First young Sambo plays the banjo, and he twangs it with a vim,

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Some Indians in war-paint come tiptoeing through the glade,

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The tray is brought in by the Maid with cap and apron neat,

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Three Robbers strode into the road, and each of them was masked.




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How quietly this learned Man writes out his great oration,

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And now appears a mystic word, but if it be inverted,

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