The Acquisitions Table: The New Tale of a Tub

The New Tale of a Tub. London & New York: George Routledge and Sons, [ca. 1870]

The Routledge firm was a popular transatlantic picture book publisher and a direct competitor of McLoughlin Bros. The New Tale of Tub is a humorous poem about two Bengalese gentlemen whose picnic feast is interrupted by the approach of a hungry tiger. Purchased from Christopher Holtom. Harry G. Stoddard Memorial Fund.

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Laura Wasowicz

Curator of Children's Literature, American Antiquarian Society

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