|Title||Neues ABC buch für kinder (X-Y) |
|Alternate Title||New ABC book for children |
|Publisher Location||Austria -- Wien [Vienna] |
|Publication Date||ca. 1849 |
|Image Production Process||Intaglio prints--engravings|
|Notes||Illustrated with hand colored intaglio prints.|
The first half of the book is an alphabet book. Each page is devoted to a single letter and shows upper and lower case variations of the printed letter along with accompanying illustrations and a caption that is written in German, French, Italian, and Hungarian. The illustrations include animals and parts of the body, and depict tradesmen such as a potters, cobblers, doctors and gardeners.
The second half of the book is a primer written in French and German. It includes vocabulary lists and short readings and is intended to assist German children in learning and understanding French.
This page illustrates the letter "X". It stands for Xavier, Xenophon, and Xerxes. "Y" stands for yacht, Incan (Yuka), and hyssop (ysop, hyssope, isopo, izsóp).
Primers (Instructional books)
Trades and Occupations
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL1304 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Physical Description|| leaves, 64 p.: illustrated; 20 x 12.5 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 L.15 |