|Title||A was an archer (H-I) |
|Author||Brett, David, fl. ca 1910 |
|Publisher||Dean's Rag Book Company, Ltd.|
|Publisher Location||England -- London |
|Publication Date||ca. 1904-1910 |
|Notes||In publisher's color pictorial wrappers; color printed on cloth; red cloth spine zigzag-stitched in yellow thread. Dean's rag books trademark ("quite indestructible") on back cover.|
Each letter depicts a different trade or occupation.
"H was a hunter who hunted a buck." The illustration depicts a horse throwing his rider while a buck runs away.
"I was an Italian who had a white mouse." The illustration shows a man with a mouse, dustpan, and broom, and a woman shouting in surprise.
|Contextual Notes||David Brett was a pseudonym used by illustrator Eugénie Richards for some of her work with Dean. Dean's Rag Book Company, Ltd. was founded in Fleet Street in London in 1903 by Henry Samuel Dean to launch his children's rag book idea. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Alphabet books -- Juvenile poetry|
English language -- Alphabet -- Juvenile literature
Alphabet -- Juvenile poetry
Alphabet books -- Specimens
Trades and Occupations
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0340 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. PE1155 B74 1904 |
|Physical Description|| p.: illustrated; 28.5 x 20 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original book at 400-600 dpi in TIFF format using a ScanMaker 6800, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2008. |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit checklist A.48 |