|Title||The Sunday alphabet, to teach little folks how to become good (V) |
|Publisher||Routledge, Warne, & Routledge|
|Publisher Location||England -- London |
|Publication Date||ca. 1870 |
|Printer||Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905|
|Illustrator||Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905|
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--wood engravings|
|Notes||Cover illustrated with color printed wood engraving. Pages illustrated with uncolored wood engravings.|
All pages have blank versos.
An alphabet book in verse. Each letter represents a character or a religious or moral concept from the Bible. These 26 words are then woven into a 26 line religious poem at the end of the book.
"V stands for Vice, which, as it leads to death, renounce in all its ways." The illustration depicts an old man counting his piles of money. Two skeletons wrapped in death shrouds--one carrying an almost empty hourglass--watch him from the edges of the room.
|Contextual Notes||George Routledge set up business as a retail bookseller with his brother-in-law W. H. Warne as assistant in 1836. Warne was made a partner in 1848 and, after his brother Frederick Warne was made a partner in 1851, the firm was renamed George Routledge & Company. The firm moved to Farringdon Street in 1852 and opened a New York branch in 1854. Robert Warne Routledge, George Routledge's son, entered the partnership in 1858 and the firm was renamed Routledge, Warne & Routledge.|
Edmund Evans was an English engraver and printer who is believed to be one of the first to use color prints in publications.
|Subjects (LCSH)||English language -- Alphabet -- Juvenile literature; Christian education of children |
Bibles and religious works
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1284 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection PE1155.D2 1870z |
|Physical Description|| leaves: illustrated; 28 x 19 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 L.147 |