Monday, 8 January 2018

Alphabet Books – part 6

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 - 5 also.

This is part 6 of an 8-part series on Alphabet Books:


1891 Our Baby's ABC:


Our Baby's ABC
published by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1896 Starry Flag ABC Book:




1897 Boys' & Girls' Alphabet:


1897 Boys & Girls' Alphabet
published by W.B. Conkey Company, Chicago - New York

1897 Little Ones' A.B.C. Book:


1897 Little Ones' A.B.C. Book
published by W.B. Conkey Company, Chicago - New York

1897c Apple-Pie A.B.C.:


1897c Apple-Pie A.B.C.
( Printed on Linen )
published by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1898 Dr Jollyboy's ABC:


1898 Dr Jollyboy's ABC
with Drawings by Gordon Browne

1898 Little Learner's ABC Book:


1898 Little Learner's ABC Bookpublished by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1898 Our Brownie's ABC:


1898 Our Brownie's ABC

























1898 Tiny Folks Alphabet:


1898 Tiny Folks Alphabet
published by W.B. Conney Company

1899 A.B.C. of the Apple Pie:


1899 A.B.C. of the Apple Pie
( Printed on Linen )
published by McLoughlin Brothers, New York 













1899 An ABC for Baby Patriots:


1899 An ABC for Baby Patriots
by Mrs. Ernest Ames
published by Dean & Son, Ltd., London













































1899 Comical Pets ABC Book:


1899 Comical Pets ABC Book
( Printed on Linen )
published by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1899 Railroad ABC Picture Book:


1899 Railroad ABC Picture Bookpublished by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1899 The Merry Alphabet:


1899 The Merry Alphabetpublished by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1900 Father Tuck's Bird ABC:


1900 Father Tuck's Bird ABC Book
( Printed on Linen )
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons., London


1900 Pastime ABC Book:


1900 Pastime ABC Bookpublished by McLoughlin Brothers, New York

1900 Little Darlings ABC:


1900 Little Darlings ABCPublished by Raphael Tuck & Sons., London


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