The child's alphabet : emblematically described and embellished by twenty-four pictures : brought into easy verse, for the tender capacities of young readers : the whole contrived to allure children into the love of learning.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Glasgow : Printed by J. and M. Robertson, 1805.
Description
16 pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 96 mm

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Publisher
Rare books genre
Notes
  • Illustrations: Full page woodcuts of street peddlers on pages 2 and 15, with 24 smaller illustrative cuts for letters in the alphabet rhyme.
  • Alphabet rhymes begin: "The tree of Life, / And Adam's wife. / In Adam's Fall, / we sinned all."
Binding note
Publisher's gray wrappers, printed in red with wood-engravings; upper "Archduke Charles, sold by. A. Keith." and lower "The Emperor of Russia," both on horseback in full military array.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Place name(s)
Scotland Glasgow
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