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Title: The Good Child's Picture Alphabet
Description: No publisher details in the book [Hodgson & Co. Juvenile Press], Not Given [London], no date circa. 1800-1822. 12mo in 12 gatherings, first gathering unpaginated: verso leaf 1 blank recto has title, verso leaf 2 The Alphabet with recto blank, leaves 3-12 A.B.C. woodcuts, verso leaf 3 blank, then recto and verso printed followed by 2 blank, repeated until recto leaf 12 blank, gatherings 2-3 are paginated,beginning verso blank, then recto and verso printed followed by 2 blanks, repeated until recto leaf 12 blank, only the printed pages are numbered, gathering 4 unpaginated, begins verso printed followed by 2 blank, then 2 printed, finishing with recto of leaf 12 printed, gatherings 5-6 are paginated beginning verso blank, 7 is paginated beginning verso printed, 8-9 paginated beginning verso blank, 10 is paginated beginning verso printed, 11 paginated beginning verso blank, 12 paginated beginning verso printed, lacking spine, free-end papers and the last leaf, joints and hinges cracked but the boards are still attached, 2nd gathhering is detached, the covers are worn and scuffed, there is a childs inscription and ink drawing to the verso of leaf 1, front and back paste-downs are inscribed, a few of the prints have been painted with watercolour, the majority are clean and in very good condition, the book is in fair condition, quarter bound in black morocco and marbled paper, 12mo 18.7 x 11cm, Hardback.

Keywords: Child's

Price: GBP 100.00 = appr. US$ 142.80 Seller: Keogh's Books, Secondhand & Antiquarian
- Book number: 69781



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