|Title||The adventures of the alphabet (title page and p. ) |
|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 title page depicts groups of children playing, rolling hoops, and reading.
Printed on the title page: All the Alphabet, once, went rambling about: What they each said and did, we will try to find out.
"A went to Ashford." The illustration depicts a hat on a table and view through a window to the city beyond.
"B on a Butterfly, flew up through the air."
"C had a cat."
"D bought a dog."
|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||CHL1067 |
|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 |