|Title||The Picture alphabet, designed for the instruction and amusement of all the little gentry in the kingdom (pp.6-7) |
|Publication Date||1813 |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--woodcuts|
|Notes||Illustrated with uncolored woodcuts.|
Printed on title page: Beverley: Printed and sold by M. Turner, and G. Turner, Hull. Price One Penny - 1813.
A chapbook with illustrated verse for each letter of the alphabet that provides moral instruction and also offers a rather bleak outlook on the world.
Depicts the end of the "Alphabet in easy verse" from the proceeding page which quotes "Govern your thoughts by wisdom's rule; Hate knavish tricks, nor play at school." Page 7 illustrates the letter A for Angel.
Bibles and religious works
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1171 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Physical Description||30 p.: illustrated; 10 x 16.5 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. 2009. |