The Globe Alphabet. Aunt Louisa’s London Toy Books. AUNT LOUISA, Laura VALENTINE.
The Globe Alphabet. Aunt Louisa’s London Toy Books.
The Globe Alphabet. Aunt Louisa’s London Toy Books.

The Globe Alphabet. Aunt Louisa’s London Toy Books.

London: Frederick Warne & Co., circa 1880.

First Edition.

VERY SCARCE TITLE
“Aunt Louisa” was the pseudonym of Laura Valentine who wrote several children’s titles for Frederick Warne during the 1880’s. This alphabet features a 'K' for Kangaroo with the following mnemonic passage for young readers: “K stands for Kangaroos, sitting and leaping; Hunters to kill them a keen watch are keeping”.

Beautifully illustrated high Victorian book for children. This copy bears the publisher’s archive stamp to the second leaf.

Item #1646

Original decorated wrappers, 230 x 270mm., six full-page chromolithographic plates and five pages letterpress, wrappers repaired, a very nice example.

Price (AUD): $750.00  other currencies

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