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Creator:
Hill, L. J., author, artist.
Title(s):

An alphabet allegorical, alliterative & amusing : appreciable at all ages / L.J.H., artistical arranger.

Additional Title(s):

Alphabet allegorical, alliterative and amusing

Published/Created:
London : Effingham Wilson, 11 Royal Exchange, MDCCCLXXI [1871]
Physical Description:
[28] pages : illustrations ; 19 x 28 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PE1155 .H5 1871+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The artist's monogram on the title page consists of the superimposed letters J, H, and L. The Osborne Collection copy (Toronto Public Library) bears a handwritten note on the title page that reads "By L.J. Hill (my great aunt)."
Title page printed in red ink.
Lithographed throughout.
Alderman Artichoke ... to Zedekiah Zigzag ...
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original printed blue boards, with red leather corners and back. Signed in red ink (20th century): Patmore.
"A beautiful collection, delightfully etched, finely grouped, highly imaginative, jestingly knavish, ludicrously mischievous, notably odd, peculiarly queer, recreative, sensational, tittering, unquestionably volatile, whimsically xyzite."--Page [2].
Subject Terms:
Alliteration.
Alphabet -- Juvenile literature.
Wilson, Effingham -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Alphabet books.
Humorous pictures.
Lithographs -- 1871.
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