Item #17531 Little Pets Linen ABC (A. B. C.). ABC, anon.
Little Pets Linen ABC (A. B. C.)
Little Pets Linen ABC (A. B. C.)
/anon, illustrator.

Little Pets Linen ABC (A. B. C.)

New York, McLoughlin Bros., no date, (c. mid 1880's?), no number or series, 3 folded sheets making ten interior pages, front cover with young child and baby pulling on a book, another book already destroyed on the floor, and, on the back cover, a rather bizarre scene with a blonde man in Japanese costume holding a little girl in a trailing dress, the four interior alphabet pages are full colour very bright chromos perhaps inspired by earlier woodcuts, the other pages are the primer's text; on fine linen cut on straight of goods; 5.75"x8.25" Toploader fabric McLoughlin.

A first primer, with three examples of each initial letter sound in the small pictures "Quaker, Quail, Quiver" and CVC words and sentences to practice on, ending with a simple story. The front cover gives an interesting message about the value of learning to read!

CONDITION: Good minus; faded, flecked front cover, small pencil initials on back and number on front corner, top corners are bent but not creased, light fraying, interior coloured pictures very bright. Item #17531

Price: $40.00

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