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1897 History of the Horn-Book Andrew W. Tuer Illustrated Second Edition
Click here to see our other books! History of the Horn-Book Andrew W. Tuer 1897 The Leadenhall Press : London 10" by 8" [6], vii-xvii, [1], 486, [4pp] SUMMARY The second edition of Andrew Tuer's important working looking at the history of hornbooks, looking in detail at many surviving hornbooks. Illustrated,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 second edition of this work. With two horn-books to the pocket to the rear, lacking the one on oak, containing the one on card, and the one on ivory. Both of the horn-books have the alphabet printed on them. Illustrated with a copper plate frontispiece, a colour vignette to the title page, two folding plates, one double paged plate, and forty-six plates. 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, and in children's education, the term generally refers to a leaf or page displaying the alphabet, or religious materials, attached to a frame with a handle. They could be mounted on wood, bone, leather, or stone. English monks began to make hornbooks, intending to help teach their students how to read. There are some notes on hornbooks in this work which hadn't been printed before this publication. At first the author discusses the history and origination of hornbooks, before looking in detail at many historic examples … [Click Below for Full Description]
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