|Title||The Victoria Alphabet (K-P) |
|Publisher||George Routledge & Company|
United States--New York--New York
|Publication Date||c. 1852-1858 |
|Notes||Hand colored illustrations on cloth.|
Part of the Aunt Mavor's Picture Books for Little Children series.
Pages have blank versos.
Each letter of the alphabet is accompanied by an illustration and a short verse that refers to historical events and scenes from Victorian England.
Illustrates with images and verse the letters K (Knight), L (lion), M (mansion), N (Nancy), O (opera), and P (Peter the Great).
The verse for Nancy reads: "N is for Nancy, sempstress by trade, Who works day and night but is very ill paid".
|Contextual Notes||George Routledge set up business as a retail bookseller with his brother-in-law W. H. Warne as assistant in 1836. W. H. Warne was made a partner in 1848 and, after his brother Frederick Warne was made a partner in 1851, the firm was renamed George Routledge & Company. The firm moved to Farringdon Street in 1852 and opened a New York branch in 1854. Robert Warne Routledge, George Routledge's son, entered the partnership in 1858 and the firm was renamed Routledge, Warne & Routledge. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England) -- Juvenile literature; Alphabet -- Juvenile literature; Alphabet rhymes |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0917 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection PE1155.V53 1856 |
|Physical Description|| leaves: illustrated; 24.5 x 17.5 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.30 |