|Title||The alphabet of flowers and fruit (pp. [5-6]) |
|Publisher||Dean & Son|
|Publisher Location||England--London |
|Publication Date||1871-1890? |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand colored wood engravings.|
All pages have blank versos.
Each of the letters of the alphabet are represented by both a flower and a fruit, and are accompanied by a short verse that describes the flower and fruit.
These pages depict "Q" for quince and quickset; "R" for rose and raspberry; "S" for strawberry and sweet-william; "T" for tulip and tamarind; "U" for upas and under-leaved cyder; "V" for violet, verbena, and Virginia stock; "W" for walnut and wall-flower; "X" for xanthium and xylon; "Y" for yellow gention and yew; and "Z" for zante dates and zebra orchis.
|Contextual Notes||Thomas Dean's publishing company was located at Threadneedle Street from c. 1800-1855, at Ludgate Hill from 1856-1870, and at Fleet Street from 1871-1890. He published under the name Thomas Dean from c. 1800-1810, as Dean and Munday from 1811-1842, as Dean & Company from 1843-1846, and as Dean & Son from 1847 onward. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Alphabets--Juvenile literature; Flowers--Juvenile poetry |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0788 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection PR3991.A1 A474 1873 |
|Physical Description|| leaves: illustrated; 25.5 x 17 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 B.6 |