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Scatcherd and Letterman

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Works: 144 works in 193 publications in 1 language and 727 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Paraphrases  Juvenile works  Novels  Psalters  History  Allegories  Fables  Dictionaries  Trivia and miscellanea 
Roles: Publisher, Bookseller, Printer, Editor
Classifications: Z1215, 823.6
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Most widely held works by Scatcherd and Letterman
Elegant extracts, or, Useful and entertaining pieces of poetry : selected for the improvement of young persons ; being similar in design to Elegant extracts in prose by Vicesimus Knox( Book )

4 editions published between 1805 and 1809 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the works and providence of God : throughout all nature, for every day in the year by Christoph Christian Sturm( )

2 editions published in 1808 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elegant extracts, or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose : selected for the improvement of young persons ; being similar in design to Elegant extracts in poetry by Vicesimus Knox( Book )

2 editions published in 1808 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of prose passages primarily from Greek, Roman, and English authors
The beauties of history; or, Pictures of virtue and vice, drawn from real life ; designed for the instruction and entertainment of youth by L. M Stretch( )

2 editions published in 1815 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from various writers with commentary by Lyscombe Maltbee Stretch
Moores Fables for the female sex : embellished with engravings by Edward Moore( Book )

1 edition published in 1806 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The governess : or, The little female academy by Sarah Fielding( Book )

2 editions published in 1820 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures and misadventures of Mrs. Teachum and her nine pupils
The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia by SAMUEL JOHNSON( )

2 editions published in 1816 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel about a prince who leaves the "happy valley" to pursue the choice of life
The history of Greece : from the earliest state, to the death of Alexander the Great by Oliver Goldsmith( )

2 editions published in 1817 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables of Aesop and others by Aesop( )

3 editions published between 1805 and 1821 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wolf and the lamb -- The frog and the ox -- The ass in a lion's skin -- The lobster and his mother -- The wolves and the sick ass -- The ape and her two young ones -- The daw in borrowed plumes -- The lion and the gnat -- The fox and the crow -- The fox that was docked -- The dog and the shadow -- The fox and the grapes -- The mole and her son -- The cat's paw -- The treacherous cur -- The dog and the wolf -- The dog in the manger -- The hare and the tortoise -- The fox and the crocodile -- The ant and the grasshopper -- The wolf in sheep's clothing -- The wolf and the crane
A new version of the Psalms of David : fitted to the tunes used in churches by Nahum Tate( Book )

8 editions published between 1801 and 1814 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript copy written in Perth (Scotland) in 1810 of the work by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady, first published in 1696. Gilt leather binding with 2 ribbon markers and gilt page edges. Rulings in lead visible on some leaves. As in the first edition, the manuscript has no musical notation. The Psalms are followed by a page of texts for the Gloria Patri and a small number of hymn lyrics, including "Hark! the herald angels sing" as one of two Christmas hymn lyrics. An edition was published ca. 1810 by C. Whittingham for J. Reeves in London
The blind child, or, Anecdotes of the Wyndham family by Elizabeth Sibthorpe Pinchard( Book )

4 editions published between 1806 and 1819 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new biographical dictionary : containing a brief account of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons and remarkable characters in every age and nation by Stephen Jones( Book )

2 editions published between 1805 and 1811 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of the castle, or, Stories of instruction and delight : being Les veillées du château by Stéphanie Félicité Genlis( Book )

1 edition published in 1806 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The infant's progress : from the valley of destruction to everlasting glory by Mary Martha Sherwood( Book )

2 editions published between 1821 and 1823 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherwood's The Infant's Progress is her adaptation of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress. In the story, Sherwood uses a child named In-Bred-Sin to represent original sin. In-Bred-Sin tempts children throughout their pilgrimage to Heaven. Allegories like these are common in Sherwood's writings
The blossoms of morality : intended for the amusement and instruction of young ladies and gentlemen by R Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1821 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian pilgrim; or, The progress of the pilgrim Nazareenee (formerly called Goonah Purist, or the slave of sin) from the city of the wrath of God to the city of Mount Zion by Mary Martha Sherwood( Book )

2 editions published between 1818 and 1820 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Martha Sherwood was so inspired by John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress that she wrote The Indian Pilgrim to tell a similar story with religious messages
 
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Alternative Names
Scatcherd & Letterman

Languages
English (45)