|Title||Aunt Affable's Ball: a new alphabet (pp. 4-5) |
|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 depicts "C" for "cake, " "D" for "dance, " "E" for "empress, " and "F" for "feather."
|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||CHL0817 |
|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 |