• invited alphabet, or, Address of A to B : containing his friendly proposal for the amusement and instruction of good children / by R.R.
  • The invited alphabet, or, Address of A to B : containing his friendly proposal for the amusement and instruction of good children / by R.R.

Title sort:
  • invited alphabet, or, Address of A to B : containing his friendly proposal for the amusement and instruction of good children / by R.R.
Created:
  • 1809-01-01T00:00:00Z
Date:
  • 1809
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Edm rights:
  • No Known Copyright
Identifier:
  • ark:/88435/37720h064
Title:
  • invited alphabet, or, Address of A to B : containing his friendly proposal for the amusement and instruction of good children / by R.R.
  • The invited alphabet, or, Address of A to B : containing his friendly proposal for the amusement and instruction of good children / by R.R.
Language:
  • English
Call number:
  • Eng 18 2848
  • Electronic Resource
Extent:
  • 11, [1] p., [26] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 14 cm.
Format:
  • Book
Type:
  • Alphabet rhymes
  • Instructional works
  • Inscriptions
  • Pictorial works
  • Juvenile literature
Description:
  • Printer from t.p. verso.
  • "The whole designed by R.R., and engraved by Charles Knight"--At foot of plate [1].
  • The "identity of R.R. is uncertain," according to Moon, but she suggests R. Ransom and Richard Roe as possibilities (cf. Moon, p. 101).
  • Preface, explaining goals and methodology, and Notes, explaining letter sounds, precede alphabet rhyme and plates.
  • Illustrations: 25 colored plates depicting children presenting alphabet letters in sign language (with A and B together on one plate), beneath an ongoing alphabet rhyme, surrounded by labels showing the letters in Roman, italic, script, Black Letter, and Fractur fonts; the last plate shows all the alphabet letters on tiles, accompanied by a six-line conclusion to the rhyme.
  • Cotsen copy: Thomas Gaisford's printed pictorial bookplate on front pastedown.
  • Cotsen copy: "Maxwell Hunley Bookshop, July 2, 1964--Inscribed on "Ex Libris, Marguerite Knapp" printed bookplate on front free endpaper.
  • Cotsen copy: lacks wrappers with publisher's advertisements on lower (cf. Moon).
Publisher:
  • London : Published by B. Tabart and Co., Juvenile and School Library, New Bond-Street, 1809 ([London] : W. Marchant, printer, 3 Greville-street, Holborn)
Subject:
  • English language—Alphabet—Pictorial works
  • English language—Alphabet—Juvenile literature
  • Sign language—Juvenile literature
  • Initial teaching alphabet
  • Alphabet rhymes
  • Instructional works
  • Inscriptions—19th century
Printer:
  • Marchant, W.
Range label:
  • Logical
Creator:
  • R. R.
Contributor:
  • Tabart and Co.
Author:
  • R. R.
Alternative:
  • Address of A to B
Engraver:
  • Knight, Charles, 1743-1827?
References:
  • Moon, M. Tabart's juvenile library, 141 (1)
  • Osborne coll., p. 687
  • Gumuchian, 150
Binding note:
  • Later brown half morocco over marbled paper boards by Kaufman; red marbled endpapers.
Location:
  • CTSN Eng 18 2848
  • CTSN Electronic Resource
  • ELF1 Eng 18 2848
  • ELF1 Electronic Resource
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