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Little People, an alphabet The Dumpy Books for Children
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1902. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Henry Mayer. A quite delightful and entertaining ABC book with 24 chromolithograph plates, one for every letter of the alphabet [except x and y], showing a character in national dress, e.g. A for Arab, B for Boer, C for Chinaboy. Opposite each illustration is a short related verse, often quite amusing. This is one of the Dumpy Books for Children series, of which there were about 7 titles - these are listed on one of the prelims. 14x9 cm. 95pp. Paper covered illustrated boards over red cloth backstrip. Corners / edges worn with surface abrasion to boards. Top/tail backstrip bumped with short split to top [c. 1cm]. Inscription from 1903 on ffep. Clean contents.
      [Bookseller: The Little Book Store]
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