The British battledoor.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[London : John Newbery, between 1742 and 1767?]
Description
1 folded sheet ([2] pages) : illustrations (engravings) ; 16 x 19 cm. folded to 16 x 9 cm.

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Subject(s)
Publisher
Rare books genre
Notes
  • One printed sheet, folded twice, with the left-hand section creating a small flap.
  • Title, "British battledoor" [sic], from left inside flap.
  • "Pr. 4 d., plain; 6 d., col'd." -- Left flap.
  • The center section has an alphabet in italic capitals; "Lesson I," a table of 15 two-syllable words arranged in three columns; a vignette of a house; and Arabic numerals from 1 to 0 arranged in a line; right section has 8 engraved vignettes of animals, arranged in 2 columns: leopard, horse, tiger, and camel; bear, lion, wolf, and stag; thin, single-ruled border around all 3 sections.
Binding note
Publisher's Dutch floral paper wrappers.
References
Roscoe, J19
Other title(s)
British battledore
OCLC
27269547
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