|Title||Aunt Affable's Ball: a new alphabet (p. 16) |
|Author||Aunt Affable |
|Publisher||Dean & Company|
|Publisher Location||England--London |
|Publication Date||1843-1847 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand colored wood engravings.<|
In this book, the alphabet describes the ball given by Aunt Affable that ends with a young zebra hauling the guests home in a cart.
Publication date inferred from publisher's address and form of name.
Special Collections copy is in publisher's pink printed pictorial wrappers; decoration on front wrapper displays a series of vignettes depicting several of the Aunt Affable titles listed in the publisher's advertisements on the lower wrapper; printing variant, includes 16 numbered pages; presentation inscription in ink above title, p. 3: "William Barnely, from his affectionate cousin, W. Henry Barnely".
This page instructs the reader to read this book multiple times until they can "read it with ease." The illustration depicts four children sitting at a table and reading.
|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)||English language -- Alphabet -- Juvenile poetry; English language--Alphabet--Pictorial works; Alphabet -- Juvenile literature; Alphabet books -- Specimens |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0816 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection. PE1155.A853 1843 |
|Physical Description||2-17 p.: illustrated; 18.5 x 15.5 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.3 |