NEW ILLUMINATED ALPHABET : OR, PICTORIAL BOOK (cover title is…

NEW ILLUMINATED ALPHABET : OR, PICTORIAL BOOK (cover title is "Merrill's New Illuminated ABC book)

Edition: Early printing.

Concord, N.H.: Merriam & Merrill, n.d. [1855]. In addition to the letters of the alphabet, each with a drawing and a brief sentence, this includes two poems - "Conversation with Edward." and "A day in summer." Full page advertisement on back cover - "Merrill's toy and juvenile books. Illustrated with about 1000 engravings. First series, price One Cent." etc. Unpaginated (16 pp)

Condition: Good overall in printed wrappers with cloth tape spine - many of the small illustrations have been hand-colored by a previous owner, some spots on the back cover, wear to corners. Uncommon New Hampshire imprint. WorldCat locates only three holdings.

Book ID: 83954
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