A! B! C! ~ Alphabets
~ Inspired by the Gretchen Adkins Grolier Club exhibition ~
~ 19 September – 2 November 2019 ~
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COME, Read & Learn”With the Fold-Over FlapPRESENT
&
 Cuts by ANDERSON
   
(Battledoor).  The uncle's present, a new battledoor. Philadelphia: Jacob Johnson, n.d. [ca. 1810]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). [4] ff. (see below).
$975.00
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Apes, Foxes, Crabs, ETC. Clean, Fresh Copy
A collection of fables, for the instruction and amusement of little misses & masters. Adorned with cuts. York: Printed by J. Kendrew, [ca. 1820]. Near miniature (10 cm, 3.875"). 32 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Holbein’s Dance of DeathHIS ALPHABET with “New” Borders
Holbein, Hans.  L'alphabet de la mort de Hans Holbein entouré de bordures du XVIe siècle et suivi d'anciens poëmes français sur le sujet de trois mors et des trois vis publiés d'après les manuscrits par Anatole de Montaiglon. Paris: Edwin Tross, 1856. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.625"). [96] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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R is for Readers”
Immel, Andrea.   Jack Whirler's alphabet; or, The St. Paul's primer. Adorned with cuts by the Newberys. Princeton: Printed for the Cotsen Childrens' Library, at the sign of the Giant Book, 2014. 8vo (21.7 cm, 8.5"). 63, [1] pp.; illus.
$85.00
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Special Signed, Hand-Colored Edition
(“J Stands for Jack-in-the-Box”).  Beaumont, Cyril W.; Eileen Mayo, illus.   Toys. London: C.W. Beaumont, 1930. 8vo (23.4 cm, 9.5"). 48, [2] pp.; col. illus.
$175.00
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EducatingGerman-American Boys & Girls, 1809
Kleine Erzählungen über ein Buch mit Kupfern: oder Leicht Geschichte für Kinder. Philadelphia: Gedruckt [beyJacob Meyer] für Johnson und Warner, 1809. 24mo (14 cm; 5.5"). [22] ff., illus.
$475.00
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The Deluxe Anniversary Edition
Sabuda, Robert.  The Christmas alphabet. [colophon: New York: Orchard Books, © 2004]. 8vo (19.7 x 25.7 cm, 7.75 x 10.125"). [6] ff.; illus.
$25.00
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“The Proprietor of the Late Edition of Puckle's Club . . . Trusts [This]
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to Interest . . . Lovers of the Fine Arts. . . .”
Thurston, John.  Illustrations to Puckle's club: printed (for the proprietor) in colours, from the original blocks, and limited to one hundred impressions. [London?]: Printed (for the proprietor) [by R. Ackermann], 1820. 8vo (24.6 cm; 9.75"). [3] pp, 24 color plates.
$750.00
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From Ape to Zebra, Illustrated by Anderson
The young child's A B C, or, first book.  New York: Samuel Wood (pr. by J.C. Totten), 1806. 32mo (9.8 cm, 3.8"). 16 pp.; illus.
$1350.00
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From Ape to Zebra
The young child's A, B, C; or, first book.  New York: Samuel Wood & Sons, No. 261, Pearl-Street; Samuel S. Wood & Co. No. 212, Market Street, Baltimore, [ca. 1820]. Square 8vo (10.5 cm, 4.13"). 16 pp.
$300.00
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