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1896 2vol History of the Horn-Book Andrew Tuer Illus Hornbook First Edition
Click here to see our other books! 1896 History of the Horn-Book Andrew W. Tuer 1896 The Leadenhall Press : London 10" by 8" [6], vii-xiii, [1], 179; [6], vii-viii, [2], 278, [1pp] SUMMARY The first edition of Andrew Tuer's fascinating and influential work on historial hornbooks, looking here that their history. With seven hornbooks. First Edition,Illustrated,Leather Binding,Publishers' Original Binding Overall Condition: Good This book weighs 3 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 36.99 EU Postage: £ 25.99 European Postage: £ 27.99 Asia Postage: £ 47.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 69.99 DESCRIPTION The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. Volume I with three hornbooks to the pocket to the front. One is a leather covered oaken hornbook, in Roman letter, stamped with the effigy of Charles II on horseback. The second is an early uncovered horn-book in black letter. The third is an uncovered oaken horn-book of the later period. Volume II with four hornbooks to the pocket to the front. One is a cardboard hornbook. The second is 'The British battledore' on hornbook. The third is 'The Royal Battledore'. The fourth of a later 'Battledore'. Volume I with a frontispiece, colour vignette to the title page, one double-paged plate, and numerous in-text illustrations. Volume II with a frontispiece, colour vignette to the title page, two folding plates, one plate, and numerous in-text illustrations. This work is a duodecimo. This work is considered to be the best study on horn-books. Hornbooks originated in around 1450 in England. They were used as a primer for study, … [Click Below for Full Description]
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