|Title||The illuminated A, B, C (A-C) |
|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.
"A" stands for "all." The illustration depicts a line of boys aiming at a target. The text reads: "My name is A, I stand for the games, Of which I am certain, you know all the names: "All of a row, bend the bow, shoot the pigeon and kill All the birds of the air, all the fish of the sea, " When you play at these games, you must then think of me."
"B stands for battledore, bat, and for ball." The illustration depicts boys and girls playing with bats and tennis balls, and with shuttlecocks.
"C" stands for croquet, and cup and ball. The illustration depicts a boy playing croquet and two girls playing cup and ball.
|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||CHL1049 |
|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 |