The Poetic Gift : or, Alphabet in Rhyme

Description:

Child's pictorial primer with the alphabet, and wood-cut illustrated rhymes to teach the letters.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: [1840-1849]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Miniature Book Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 95
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Babcock, Sidney, 1797?-1884
Publisher Info: An important publisher of children's books during the mid-1800's in New England. Babcock was particularly known for "toy books" - short, small pamphlets and chapbooks with simple wood cut illustrations.
Place of Publication: New Haven, Connecticut
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1840-1849]
  • Digitized: August 2006
Coverage:
Date
1840-1849?  
From 1840 to 1849
Description:

Child's pictorial primer with the alphabet, and wood-cut illustrated rhymes to teach the letters.

Note:

An example of a typical educational "toy book" for children of the mid 1800's era. Many of the rhymes have moralistic intent. Bound in publisher's original green printed wrapper. Anonymous gift, August 2006.

Physical Description:

16 pages : illustrated (b&w); 91 mm. (3 9/16") high.

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Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Collection:
Miniature Book Collection
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 11120366 |
  • CALL-NO: Z232.B12 P64 1840
  • UNTCAT: b3055213 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc736
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public