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The Merry and Wise ABC. Novel Children's Spelling Bee. by [ Children's books] - First edition - 1896] - from Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 17158)

The Merry and Wise ABC. Novel Children's Spelling Bee.

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The Merry and Wise ABC. Novel Children's Spelling Bee.

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[ London: Ernest Nister, 1896] First edition. Original color-printed pictorial paper boards with green cloth spine. . Quarto. With over a hundred attractive color-printed vignettes illustrating words beginning with each letter of the alphabet. Some dustsoiling and dampstaining to boards. Very bright inside despite some light toning to margins. A very good copy of a scarce and attractive book of educational games. The present item is both a picture book and a teaching tool that facilitates word games and memory exercises. The first four pages outline activities for children: turning the letter strips separately to form four-letter words, basic reading and counting exercises, and a game in which children unscramble letters to form simple words. The charming and vivid illustrations incorporate the process of recognizing animals, household items, and toys and pairing them with their names.

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book dealer
Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
17158
Title
The Merry and Wise ABC. Novel Children's Spelling Bee.
Author
[ Children's books]
Format/binding
Original color-printed pictorial paper boards with green cloth spine.
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Ernest Nister,
Place of Publication
[ London:
Date Published
1896]
Pages
[4] pp., plus [26] ff., each sectioned into four strips that can be turned separately (four strips for each letter of the alphab
Size
Quarto
Size
Quarto

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Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/ILAB

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Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/ILAB

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Our office is located in Los Angeles on West Third Street, between the Beverly Center and Farmer's Market. Though we gave up an open shop after more than thirty years, we welcome serious customers and dealers. We are normally open from 10 to 6 Monday through Saturday. Since some of our less expensive books are located in a temperature-controlled storage area offsite, you may want to call ahead of time to insure that the book you want to see will be available. We feature a stock strong in literature, history, Western philosophy, women's studies, education, history of science and fine printing and artists' books. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. We have books from the 15th to the 20th century in all prices ranges. We do appraisals for income tax and insurance purposes. We purchase individual books and libraries. Proprietor: Carol Sandberg

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