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Creator:
Leighton, John, 1822-1912.
Title:
The royal picture alphabet.
Published/Created:
London : Ward and Lock ..., [1846].
Physical Description:
[30] p., [26] leaves of plates : ill. (col.) ; 19 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PZ8.3 L44 1846
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Illustrations engraved by Henry Leighton; after John Leighton.
Bound in printed paper wrappers, as issued.
Book advertisements on end papers.
By Luke Limner [i.e. John Leighton].
Cover title reads: The royal picture alphabet of humour and droll moral tales, or, Words & their meanings illustrated.
Paper wrappers designed by John Leighton.
Date from Pantazzi.
Pantazzi, S. "John Leighton." C̲o̲n̲n̲o̲i̲s̲s̲e̲u̲r̲ (April 1963), p. 273
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 146
Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Subject Terms:
Alphabet rhymes.
Children's poetry.
Leighton, John, 1822-1912, binding designer.
Ward and Lock -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Chromoxylographs -- [1846].
Wood engravings -- [1846].
Contributors:
Leighton, Henry, fl. 1851-1872, engraver.
Leighton, John, 1822-1912, ill.
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