Historical alphabet of the trades. Containing:... - Lot 44 - Ader

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Historical alphabet of the trades. Containing:... - Lot 44 - Ader
Historical alphabet of the trades. Containing: 1° Large letters, and the ba, be, bi, bo, bu; 2° Words of one, two, three, four, five and six syllables, all well divided; 3° Small instructive sentences, divided to make it easier for children to spell, all in very large characters; 4° A small table suitable for teaching children, while reading, the names and uses of the main trades useful to men in society, ending with small compliments in verse, within the reach of children of the first age. [On the engraved title:] Alphabet of trades for reasonable boys and girls. Decorated with 26 engravings. At Locard-Davi, bookseller. Rue de l'hirondelle, 18. And at Lebigre frères, booksellers. Rue de la Harpe, 26. Paris. 1847. From the printing house of Beau in Saint-Germain-en-Laye. In-12 (17,3 x 10,5 cm). Engraved frontispiece and title, 72 pp : later binding in the Bradel style, muted boards of carmine paper. Frontispiece [construction workers], title [remover angel] and four plates of six illustrated letters very nicely engraved. Pages of alphabetical boxes, alphabets, syllabaries, small phrases and alphabet of trades, with a text of one to two pages per profession. From Artificer to Basket maker, no trade for X, Y, Z. Tales and compliments complete the book. Small rubs from use to the cardboard and some foxing.
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