|Title||The adventures of the alphabet (cover) |
|Publisher||Dean & Son|
|Publisher Location||England -- London |
|Publication Date||1856-1870 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--woodcuts|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand colored woodcuts.|
Each letter is accompanied by four words that start with the letter and a short verse.
The upper illustration on the cover depicts groups of children reading. The lower illustration depicts a woman handing a book to two girls while a man watches and a young boy plays with a parrot.
This is volume one in The Young Child's Own Series of New Threepenny Coloured Books.
Printed on the cover: Dean & Son, 31 Ludgate Hill, Three doors West of Old Bailey.
|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. |
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1066 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Physical Description|| leaves: illustrated; 22 x 14.5 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.8 |