• Tom Thumb's play-book , to teach children their letters as soon as they can speak. Being a new and pleasant method to allure little ones in the first principles of learning

Language:
  • English
Creator:
  • Thumb, Tom
Engraver:
  • Waterman, John, 1728?-1777
Contributor:
  • Sinclair Hamilton Collection of American Illustrated Books
Call number:
  • Hamilton 50s
  • Electronic Resource
Extent:
  • 30, [2] p. : ill. ; 8 cm.
Format:
  • Book
Description:
  • Includes a Scripture catechism, graces, and prayers.
  • Woodcuts attributed to J. Waterman by J.E. Alden.
Publisher:
  • Providence : Printed and sold by John Waterman, at the new printing-office, at the paper-mill., 1768.
Subject:
  • Primers—1500-1800
  • Alphabet books
  • Catechisms—18th century
  • Prayer-books
Title sort:
  • Tom Thumb's play-book , to teach children their letters as soon as they can speak. Being a new and pleasant method to allure little ones in the first principles of learning.
Created:
  • 1768-01-01T00:00:00Z
Date:
  • 1768
Identifier:
  • ark:/88435/s4655m17x
Edm rights:
  • No Known Copyright
References:
  • Welch, d'A.A. Amer. children's books, 1318.2
  • Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 402
  • Hamilton, S. American book illustrators (1968 ed.), no. 50
Author:
  • Thumb, Tom
Range label:
  • Logical
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Binding note:
  • Original paper wrappers; in 20th century slip case.
Location:
  • GAX Hamilton 50s
  • GAX Electronic Resource
  • ELF1 Hamilton 50s
  • ELF1 Electronic Resource