|Title||The illuminated A, B, C (P-S) |
|Publisher||Strong, Thomas W.|
G.W. Cottrell & Company
|Publisher Location||United States--New York--New York|
|Publication Date||1853? |
|Printer||Dill, Vincent (stereotyper)|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand colored relief prints.|
This book features a poem and woodcuts of games for each letter of the alphabet.
"P stands for Pop-gun, for old Pope and Pole, P for Pitch at the Cooly, and Pitch in the Hole." The illustration depicts a boy playing with a pop-gun.
"Q" stands for quoits, a lawn game similar to horseshoe pitching.
"R stands for Racket, and Racing and Rounds, and Riddles to puzzle, and Running the Bounds; and Ringing the bull..." The illustration depicts two boys racing.
"S stands for Skating, and Sliding on ice...for Swimming and Sailing...and for skipping." The illustration depicts a young girl skipping rope and two young boys ice skating.
|Contextual Notes||Thomas W. Strong published at 98 Nassau St. between 1843 and 1866. G.W. Cottrell & Company published in Boston between 1848 and 1855. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Alphabet -- Juvenile poetry; Games--Juvenile poetry; Play--Juvenile poetry |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1047 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection PE1155.I45 1853 |
|Physical Description|| leaves: illustrated; 26 x 17 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Photographed from original book in TIFF format using a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi/EOS 400D, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2009. |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit checklist B.26 |