Friday, 5 January 2018

Alphabet Books – part 5

Alphabet Books are primarily designed for children. They show the letters of the alphabet with corresponding words and images. They are one of the simplest and most enduring forms of children’s books, a common feature of children’s literature since Shakespeare’s day.

For more background information see part 1, and for earlier examples, see parts 1 - 4 also.

This is part 5 of an 8-part series on Alphabet Books:


1884 Little Boys and Girls ABC:


Little Boys and Girls ABC
published by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

















1884 Noah's Ark ABC:


Noah's Ark ABC
published by McLoughlin Brothers, New York















1884 The ABC of Nature:


The ABC of Naturepublished by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1884 The White ABC:


The White ABC
presented by the White Sewing Machine Co., Cleveland, Ohio

1885 Alphabet Birds:


Alphabet Birdspublished by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1885 The Everlasting ABC and Primer:


The Everlasting ABC and Primer
published by Peter G. Thomson, Cincinnati, Ohio

1885c Base Ball ABC:


Base Ball ABC
published by McLoughlin Brothers, New York




























1886 The Golden Play Book:


The Golden Play Book
published by Frederick Warne & Co., London













1888 Goody Two-Shoes:

Goody Two-Shoespublished by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1889 Girls & Boys Name ABC:


Girls & Boys Name ABCpublished by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1889 Nonsense Botany and Nonsense Alphabets by Edward Lear:


Nonsense Botany and Nonsense Alphabets

1889c A.B.C. of Objects for Home and School:


Kindergarten First Book.
A.B.C. of Objects for Home and School

1890 Apple Pie ABC:


Apple Pie ABCpublished by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1890 Jolly Animal ABC:


Jolly Animal ABCpublished by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1890 Merry Alphabet:


Merry Alphabetpublished by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1890c Fairyland ABC:


Fairyland ABC
Father Tuck's "Alphabet' Series
published by Raphael Tuck & Sons., London
























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