Wednesday, February 29, 2012

My First Alphabet (1865)

My First Alphabet. (London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1865).

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Monday, February 27, 2012

*Y* Is A Yeoman (1819)

Fairburn's Instructive Alphabet, or, New A B C. (London: J. Fairburn, 1819).

Sunday, February 26, 2012

*X* Put On A Barrel (1867)

The Child's Coloured Gift Book. (London: George Routledge and Sons, 1867).

Saturday, February 25, 2012

*W*ind & Whip-poor-will (1848)

Mrs. Lovechild. The Poetical Alphabet. (Concord: Rufus Merrill, 1848).

Friday, February 24, 2012

*V* Is For Vampire or Very (1832)

O.M. Dunham. Little Folks Picture Alphabet Book. (New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin, and Company, 1832).

Thursday, February 23, 2012

*U* Is For Universe (1856)

Matilda Anne Planché Mackarness. The Picture Alphabet, With Stories. (Boston: G.W. Cottrell, 1856).

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

*T*hieves on the Roof (1865)

Little Lily's Alphabet. Illustrations by Oscar Pletsch. (London: Fred Warne & Co., 1865).

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

*S*ing A Song of Sixpence (1909)

Song of Sixpence Picture Book. Illustrated by Walter Crane. (London: John Lane, 1909).

Monday, February 20, 2012

*R*ose, rat (1860)

Marcius Wilson. The School and Family Primer: Introductory ot the Series of School and Family Readers. (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1860).

Sunday, February 19, 2012

*Q* Is For Quakeress (1901)

T.W.H. Crosland. Little People: An Alphabet. Illustrated by Henry Mayer. (London: Grant Richards, 1901).

Saturday, February 18, 2012

*P*eeped In It (1886)

Kate Greenway. A Apple Pie. (London: Frederick Warnie and Company, Ltd., 1886).

Friday, February 17, 2012

*O* Stands for Old Abe (1862)

The "Union" Alphabet for Children. (Boston: Sampson and Farrer, 1862).

Thursday, February 16, 2012

*N* Is For Newt (1923)

C.B. Falls. The ABC Book: Designed and Cut on Wood. (Garden City: Doubleday, Page, and Company, 1923).

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

*M* Is Macduff (1899)

Oliver Herford. An Alphabet of Celebrities. (Boston: Small, Maynard, and Company, 1899).

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

*L* Mr. Loon (1934)

Eulalie Osgood Grover. The Sunbonnet Babies A-B-C Book: A Modern Hornbook. (Rand McNally and Company, 1934).

Monday, February 13, 2012

*K* Is For Kegs (1900)

William Bond Wheelwright, Henry Webster Palmer, Floyd Reading Dubois. A Harvard Alphabet. Illustrated by  John Gully Cole and Robert Edwards. (New York: W.S. Sterling and Company, 1900).

Sunday, February 12, 2012

*J* Was Jemima Mermaid

Funny Alphabet. (New York: McLoughlin Brothers Publishing, 1850.)

Saturday, February 11, 2012

*I* Stands for Industry (1815)

The Merry Cobbler and His Musical Alphabet. (Glasgow: J. Plumbston and Son, 1815).

Friday, February 10, 2012

*H* Engaged in Making Hay (1860)

"The Farmer Boy's Alphabet; or 'Speed the Plow.'" The Child's Pleasure Book. (New York: Sheldon and Company, 1860.)

Thursday, February 9, 2012

*G*enius (1854)

John Leighton. The Royal Picture Alphabet. (London: Ward and Lock, 1854).

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

*F* Phil May's ABC (1897)

Phil Mays. Phil May's ABC: Fifty Two Original Designs Forming Two Humorous Alphabets from A-Z. (London: Leadenhall Press Limited, 1897).

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

*E* or ee (1813)

R.R. The Assembled Alphabet; or, Acceptance of A's Invitation; concluding with A Glee for Three Voices. Being a Sequel to the "Invited Alphabet." (London: William Darton, 1813).

Monday, February 6, 2012

*D* Thy Latter End in View (1851)

The Rhyming Alphabet or Sarah Bell and Fanny Blake. (Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, 1851.)

Sunday, February 5, 2012

*C* Is The Crocodile (1907)

Oliver Herford. The Peter Pan Alphabet. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907).

Saturday, February 4, 2012

*B* Stands for Bear (1899)

Hillaire Belloc. The Moral Alphabet. Illustrations by B.B. (London: Edward Arnold, 1899).

Friday, February 3, 2012

*A* Letter Is A Symbol (1922)

Frederic W. Goudy. The Alphabet: Fifteen Interpretive Designs Drawn and Arranged with Explanatory Text and Illustrations. (New York: Mitchell Kinnerley, 1922).

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Indefensibly Requisite (1858)

Noah Webster. Noah Webster's British & American Illustrated Spelling & Reading Book. (London: Dean and Son, 1858).

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Enforcing Standards (1865)

Little Lily's Alphabet. Illustrations by Oscar Pletsch. (London: Fred Warne & Co., 1865).