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veritable history of Whittington and his cat.

veritable history of Whittington and his cat.

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Published by Chapman and Hall, Joseph Cundall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whittington, Richard, -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Illustrated children"s books -- Specimens.,
  • Cats -- Juvenile fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDick Whittington and his cat, Whittington
    GenreJuvenile fiction., Specimens.
    SeriesHome treasury
    ContributionsDalziel, Edward, 1817-1905, Dalziel, George, 1815-1902, Cole, Henry, Sir, 1808-1882, Cundall, Joseph, 1818-1895, Whittingham, Charles, 1795-1876 (printer), Chiswick Press, Gregory, Collins & Reynolds
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16] p., [3] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21488849M

    Regretfully, due to Covid, we have decided to cancel all fairs in April, May and June. The Edinburgh Premier Fair and the UK Fine Press Book Fair have been rescheduled for November. The Oxford Premier has also been rescheduled for October. Our London Antiquarian Book Fair in June has also been cancelled but will return in May History tells us that Mr. Whittington and his lady lived in great splendour, and were very happy. They had several children. He was Sheriff, and thrice Lord Mayor of London, and received the honour of knighthood from Henry V.

    Buy The History of Dick Whittington, Lord Mayor of London: With the Adventures of His Cat by Cruikshank, George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding.

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A near fine copy of this delicate little book. x 12 cm. In the Home Treasury Series. Osborne p Vol. 2 ' The plates are engraved after Dalziel and are printed in colour by Collins and Reynolds' this is copy number 2 which lacks the adverts present in copy number 1 and is, presumably, a reprint.

Bound in green paper covers and printed in Brown. The History of Whittington and His Cat Paperback – Janu by Hardpress (Creator) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Veritable history of Whittington and his cat.

book Paperback. The. The Veritable History Of Whittington And His Cat Illustrated. $   Retells the traditional tale of the poor boy in medieval England who made his fortune through his mouse-catching cat and became Lord Mayor of London. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

The history of Whittington and his cat Item Preview remove-circlePages: Whittington and his Cat, or Harlequin Lord Mayor of London was the 26th Grand Comic Christmas Annual, written by E. Blanchard for performance at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London in Pantomimes are a favourite Christmas entertainment in England, and in Victorian times were usually written in rhyming couplets.

Whittington, a newcomer, regales everyone with the tale of his ancestor (Dick Whittingston's cat) while animals have their drama and a boy named Ben struggles to overcome his reading difficulties. The talking animal quality to the story is wonderfully reminiscent of old-time classics such as Charlotte's web and makes me wish I could talk to my /5(70).

Meanwhile, Whittington continues to tell his story, and Ben continues to struggle to read. One day, however, close to the end of the summer, Whittington announces his intention to leave his barn family and take one of his children, who was born to a lady cat up the road, to meet Whittington's previous owner.

The second is the cat's retelling of the story of his famous ancestor, Dick Whittington's cat. The story of Dick and his cat, based in reality but told in legends dating back to the early 17th century and recounted in several modern books listed in the Endnote, is a rags-to-riches tale of a poor boy led to fame and fortune by an unusual pet Author: Alan Armstrong.

Dick Whittington and his Cat is a Caldecott Honor Book by Marcia Brown that is about how a poor boy named Dick Whittington has his life changed when he buys a cat to get rid of some troublesome mice.

Dick Whittington and his Cat is a charming book that /5. The retelling of Dick Whittington's legend -- about a boy who finds fame and fortune due to his cat's knack for killing rats -- is thrilling -- and told from a feline point of view.

Kids will also be fascinated by the well-researched period details, and it may send some scurrying for more information, especially about Marco Polo.4/5. Dick Whittington and His Cat is the English folklore surrounding the real-life Richard Whittington (c.

–), wealthy merchant and later Lord Mayor of legend describes his rise from poverty-stricken childhood with the fortune he made through the sale of his cat to a rat-infested country.

When the cat called Whittington shows up one day, it is to the Lady that he makes an appeal to secure a place in the barn. The Lady’s a little hesitant at first, but when the cat claims to be a master ratter, that clinches it. Bernie’ s orphaned grandkids, Abby and Ben, come to the barn every day to help feed the animals/5(16).

Richard Whittington (c. –) of the parish of St Michael Paternoster Royal, City of London, was an English merchant and a politician of the late medieval is also the real-life inspiration for the English folk tale Dick Whittington and His was four times Lord Mayor of London, a member of parliament and a sheriff of his lifetime he financed a number.

Title: Dick Whittington and His Cat Author: Margaret Hodges Illustrator: Melisande Potter Genre: European folktale Theme(s): adventure, journey, and problems solving.

Opening line/sentence: On a long-ago day, Dick Whittington sat on a stone by and English country road. Brief Book Summary: This is a story about a homeless boy name Dick Whittington who moved /5.

The History of Sir Richard Whittington. by T. Introduction. The popular story of Whittington and his Cat is one in which a version of a wide-spread folk-tale has been grafted upon the history of the life of an historical character, and in the later versions the historical incidents have been more and more eliminated.

Richard Whittington lived from about He achieved many things in his life. Now he is known for having a pet cat and 'turning again'.

How. Dick Whittington and His Cat is a sweet and savory holiday tale that gives audiences young and old alike a taste of old London and the salty high seas. Simple set. Approximate running time: 75 minutes.

Code: DF6. Dick Whittington and His Cat “This is one of those gems that leaves you with a satisfied little sigh at the end as it wins you over. The Tragi-Comic History of the Burial of Cock Robin; with the Lamentation half title, 8 woodcut plates (browned), later stiff wrappers (lightly stained), in a later morocco book box.

Osborne I, p With The Veritable History of Whittington and his Cat (London, ) and The History of Bold Robin Hood illustrated with six drawings by. Whittington Summary.

This novel for young people entwines two contemporary plot lines with a retelling of a classic fable - the story of Dick Whittington and his remarkable cat, as told by a cat who is, in many ways, remarkable himself.

Dick Whittington and His Cat Margaret Hodges, Author, Melisande Potter, Illustrator Holiday House $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

THE HISTORY OF WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT. THERE once lived in a country village, in the reign of King Edward the Third, a man and his wife named Whittington, who had a son called Dick.

But his father and mother dying when he was very young, he remembered but little or nothing at all of them, and used to run about the village a poor raggedFile Size: 9MB.The History of Sir Richard Whittington and His Cat. Coventry: M. Luckman, [n.d.]. 8vo, [imperfect: 30 pages only, 10 woodcuts].

In this famous story, which was adapted as a pantomime in the nineteenth century, Dick was a kitchen boy, an orphan whose sole possession was a cat. He left his feline companion on his master’s ship as an item for Size: 45KB.The first theme in this children’s book is a thorough re-telling of Dick Whittington and His Cat.

I grew up with this childhood story, but in my small survey, I’ve discovered the current generation of parents (30’s or so) never encountered this tale.