English Battledore.
English Battledore.
English Battledore.
(Battledore)

English Battledore.

Alnwick: W. Davison, (c. 1820). 24mo. A single sheet of card folded into three panels. Illustrated throughout with wood engravings, including a hunting scene and a depiction of a man giving alms to a beggar. On the inside are two lessons in one-syllable words, Roman capital and lowercase letters, a list of consonants, and the letters of the alphabet "in promiscuous order." On the back is a simple paragraph for young readers about a family's pet dog, illustrated with a wood engraving of a boy riding on top of the dog. Printed on stiff paper, dark blue on the outside of the panels and white inside. Unobtrusive previous owner's inscription and catalog number, else a fine copy. Item #25191

Price: $250.00

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