"BEFORE ALICE… WIDELY REGARDED AS THE PERFECT CHILDREN'S BOOK"
(GOLDSMITH, Oliver) (ANONYMOUS). History of Little Goody Twoshoes. Worcester, Massachusetts, 1787.
Rare complete 1787 Isaiah Thomas edition, considered by Rosenbach to be "the most celebrated of all the books in John Newbery’s Lilliputian Library,” with wood engraved frontispiece by Thomas Bewick and numerous in-text illustrations, in rarely found original plain brown wrappers. $7500.