• R. Cruikshank's comic alphabet

Title sort:
  • R. Cruikshank's comic alphabet.
Created:
  • 1840-01-01T00:00:00Z
Date:
  • 1840
Collections:
Edm rights:
  • No Known Copyright
Identifier:
  • ark:/88435/wm117s33c
Title:
  • R. Cruikshank's comic alphabet
Language:
  • English
Call number:
  • Eng 19 1734
  • Electronic Resource
Extent:
  • 12 leaves : ill. ; 19 cm.
Format:
  • Book
Type:
  • Engravings
  • Alphabet books
  • Publishers' advertisements
  • Pictorial works
  • Juvenile literature
Description:
  • "Sixpenny books, published by Darton and Clark, Holborn Hill"--Head of publisher's advertisement on lower cover.
  • Date from Darton.
  • 12 leaves, printed on one side only, first and last pasted down to wrappers.
  • Illustrations: Two engraved, hand-colored, circular scenes within frames on each page, one illustrating each alphabet letter (except for "I" and "J" and "U" and "V," which both share illustrations).
  • The letter B, "bound into boards," is illustrated by a man carrying advertising sandwitch boards, and the letter A, "anatomical researches," is illustrated by a grave-digger.
  • Cotsen copy: Bookplate of Herbert Rivington Pyne on front pastedown.
Publisher:
  • London : Darton and Clark (Holborn Hill), [ca. 1840]
Subject:
  • Caricatures and cartoons—Great Britain
  • English language—Alphabets—Pictorial works
  • English language—Alphabets—Juvenile literature
  • Engravings
  • Alphabet books
  • Publishers' advertisements
Range label:
  • Logical
Creator:
  • Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856
Contributor:
  • Darton & Clark
Author:
  • Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856
Alternative:
  • Comic alphabet
  • Cruikshank's comic alphabet
References:
  • Darton, L. The Dartons, H314
Binding note:
  • Pub. stiff gray wrappers with pictorial design on upper cover, incorporating the 5 vowels, and publisher's advertisement for various children's titles on lower.
  • Cotsen copy: Bound into later maroon half-morocco bds., with gray endpapers.
Location:
  • CTSN Eng 19 1734
  • CTSN Electronic Resource
  • ELF1 Eng 19 1734
  • ELF1 Electronic Resource
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