Sunday, March 31, 2013

Body Wire (1886)

Frank B. Webster. "Practical Taxidermy." Ornithologist and Oölogist 11. (January 1886).

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Wholesome Fear of Traps (1918)

She kissed Peter good-bye.
Louise A. Fields. Peter Rabbit and Sammy. Squirrel. Illustrations by Virignia Albert (Chicago: Saalfield Publishing Company, 1918).

Friday, March 29, 2013

The Butcher's Work (1909)

W. Warde Fowler. Tales of the Birds. Illustrated by Bryan Hook. (London: Macmillan and Company, Limited, 1909).

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Bad Rabbit Didn't Say Please (1906)

Beatrix Potter. The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit. (London: Frederick Warne, and Company, .1906).

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

I Stole Home Alone (1860)

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik. Our Year: A Child's Book, in Prose and Verse.  Illustrated by Clarence Dobell. (Liepzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1860). 

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Round Rabbit (1901)

Agnes Less. The Round Rabbit and other Child Verse.(Boston: Small, Maynard, and Company, 1901).

Monday, March 25, 2013

Tied to a Big Post (1882)

Royal Canadian Readers Primer. (Toronto:  Canada Publishing Company Limited, 1882).

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Peter Rabbit and his Ma (1917)

Peter Rabbit and his Ma
Louise A. Field. Peter Rabbit and his Ma. Illustrated by Virginia Albert. (Chicago: Saalfield Publishing Company, 1917).

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Capperin Roun on a Toomstone (1883)

Joel Chandler Harris. Uncle Remus, or Mr. Fox, Mr. Rabbit, and Mr. Terrapin. Illustrated by A.T. Elwes  (London: George Routledge and Sons, 1883).

Friday, March 22, 2013

Dodging the Shadow (1920)

He dodged and jumped, and all the time the shadow followed him.
Thorton W. Burgess. Mrs. Peter Rabbit. Illustrations by Harrison Cady. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1920).

Thursday, March 21, 2013

1527 Printer's Mark (1890)

Mark of Simon de Colines, printer at Paris, 1525
Henri Bouchot. The Book, Its Printers, Illustrators, and Binders from Gutenburg to the Present Time. (London: H. Grevel and Company, 1890).

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Prettily Formed (1844)

Henry Cole. An Alphabet of Quadrupeds,: Partly Selected from the Works of Old Masters, and Partly Drawn from Nature. (London: Joseph Cundell, 1884).

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Must Feed (1885)

Lewis Baxter Monroe. Monroe's New Primer. (Philadelphia: E.H. Butler and Company, 1885).

Monday, March 18, 2013

You Naughty Rabbit (1908)

"You naughty rabbit," said Tibs.
The Strange Adventures of Billy Rabbit. Illustrated by Mary Tourtel. (Chicago: M.A. Donahue, 1908).

Sunday, March 17, 2013

The Players in this Game (1883)

Cock Robin and Other Nursery Rhymes and Jingles. (London, Paris, and New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin, and Company, 1883).

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Now My Dears (1915)

Your father had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs. McGregor.
Painting and Drawing Book with Tale of Peter Rabbit. (New York: Hurst and Company, `1915).

Friday, March 15, 2013

Ground Game (1896)

Making for the hedgerow
H.A. Macphearson, et. al. The Hare. (London, New York, and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1896).

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Wholesale and Retail (1921)

David Corey. Little Jack Rabbit and Chippy Munk. Illustrated by H.S. Barbour. (New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1921).

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Rules of Breeding (1921)

Himalayans in their cups.
C.A Richey. ed. Richey's Cavy and Rabbit Book 4th ed.. (Los Angeles: Germain Seed and Plant Company, 1921).

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Brer Rabbit's Flying Trip (1906)

Brer Rabbit's flying trip
Joel Chandler Harris. "Brer Rabbit's Flying Trip." Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit. (New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1906).

Monday, March 11, 2013

Rabbit-Hawking (1898)

James Edmund Harting, The Rabbit, with a chapter on cookery by Alexander Innes Shand. Illustrations by Archibald Thorburn, G.E. Lodge, S. Aiken, and Charles Whymper, Alfred E.T. Watson, series editor (London, New York, & Bombay: Longmans, Green, And Co., 1898).

Sunday, March 10, 2013

He Had Such Teeth (1918)

They simply bowed and did not offer to shake hands
Louise A. Fields. Peter Rabbit and Sammy. Squirrel. Illustrations by Virignia Albert (Chicago: Saalfield Publishing Company, 1918).

Saturday, March 9, 2013

răbbĭts prėtty (1886)

rabbits pretty, two rabbits eat
Ellen M. Cyr. The Interstate Primer and First Reader. (Chicago: The Interstate Publishing Company, 1886).

Friday, March 8, 2013

Requiring Dainty Legs (1881)

Leonard U. Gill, ed. The Book of the Rabbit: Giving the History, Variations, Uses, Points, Selection, Mating, Management, Exhibiting, Judging, Treatment of the Diseases, and Much More Information Bearing on the Subject of Fancy Rabbits. (London: The "Bazaar" Office, 1881).

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Escape Through a Smout (1896)

Returning to the orginal field.
H.A. Macphearson, et. al. The Hare. (London, New York, and Bombay: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1896).

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Peter's Heart Went Pit-a-Pat (1921)

Linda Steven Almond. When Peter Rabbit Went to School. Illustrations by J.L.G. (Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, 1921).

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

The Rabbit Fancier (1859)

Caleb N. Bement. The Rabbit Fancier: a treatise upon the breeding, rearing, feeding, and general management of rabbits; with remarks upon their diseases and remedies, etc. drawn from authentic sources and personal observation. To which are added full directions for the construction of hutches, etc. together with recipes for cooking and dressing  for the table. (New York: A.O. Moore, Agricultural Book Publisher, 1859).

Monday, March 4, 2013

Not Only Cheap, But Nutritious (1920)

F.L. Washburn. The Rabbit Book: A Practical Manual on the Care of Belgian Hares, Flemish Giants, and Other Meat and Fur Producing Rabbits. (Philadelphia and London: J.P. Lippincott Company, 1920).

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Brother Lion Watched Me (1895)

Joel Chandler Harris. Mr. Rabbit at Home: A Sequel to Little Mr. Thimblefinger and his Queer Country. Illustrations by Oliver Herford. (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1895).

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Lop-Eared Standards of Perfection

Leonard U. Gill, ed. The Book of the Rabbit: Giving the History, Variations, Uses, Points, Selection, Mating, Management, Exhibiting, Judging, Treatment of the Diseases, and Much More Information Bearing on the Subject of Fancy Rabbits. (London: The "Bazaar" Office, 1881).

Friday, March 1, 2013

I Remained in a Swoon (1873)

I remained in a swoon until the scene had ended.
Snowdrop; or, The Adventures of a White Rabbit Related by Himself. (London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1873).