Osbourne's pictorial alphabet.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[London : C. Osbourne and Messrs Ackerman & Co. Strand, 1835].
Description
  • [28] cards w/ gilt edges : engr. ill. ; 7.8 x 7 cm.
  • 8 p. pamphlet printed on lavender stock ; 7.8 cm.

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Notes
  • Dedicated to Princess Alexandrina Victoria (later Queen) by Charles Osborne.
  • This exquisite example of a posture master's alphabet depicts subjects such as cupid, Roman warriors, an emblematic representation of sin, Death, a satyr, Vestal Virgins, and more. Accompanying the cards is a booklet explaining the content and significance of each illustration.
  • Colophon: Printers Peart & Co.
Binding note
Pub. dark blue moiré wraps and light blue moire slipcase, 8 x 7.5 x 1.7 cm.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other views
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