• Tom Thumb's alphabet

Title sort:
  • Tom Thumb's alphabet.
Created:
  • 1836-01-01T00:00:00Z
Date:
  • 1836
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Edm rights:
  • No Known Copyright
Identifier:
  • ark:/88435/1c18dk10w
Title:
  • Tom Thumb's alphabet
Language:
  • English
Call number:
  • Pams / Eng 19 / Box 044 3871
  • Electronic Resource
Extent:
  • [18] leaves : ill. (hand-colored wood engravings) ; 18 cm.
Format:
  • Book
Type:
  • Alphabet rhymes
  • Juvenile poetry
  • Pictorial works
Description:
  • "Price sixpence."
  • Continues very nearly as the version in 'The child's new play-thing' (T Cooper, 1742) and thus includes 'Q was a Quaker, that would not bow down'.--Darton, cited below.
  • Title and imprint from cover.
  • Date from Darton.
  • Cotsen copy: Inscribed at head of title: Fanny Witherden Beale Christmas 1837.
Publisher:
  • London : William Darton and Son, Holborn Hill, [ca. 1836]
Subject:
  • English language—Alphabet—Juvenile poetry
  • English language—Alphabet—Pictorial works
  • Alphabet rhymes
Range label:
  • Logical
  • Front cover
  • A B / Archer Butcher
  • C D / Captain Drunkard
  • E F / Esquire Farmer
  • G H / Gamester Hunter
  • J K / Joiner King
  • L M / Lady Merchant
  • N O / Nobleman Oyster-wench
  • P Q / Parson Quaker
  • R S / Robber Sailor
  • T V / Tinker Vintner
  • W X / Watchman Expensive
  • Y Z / Youth Zany
  • Back cover
Contributor:
  • William Darton and Son
Alternative:
  • A was an archer, that shot at a frog
Attributed name:
  • Cooper, Thomas, d. 1743
References:
  • Darton, L. The Dartons, H1539
Binding note:
  • Pub. yellow pictorial wrappers.
Location:
  • CTSN Pams / Eng 19 / Box 044 3871
  • CTSN Electronic Resource
  • ELF1 Pams / Eng 19 / Box 044 3871
  • ELF1 Electronic Resource
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