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Flowers for the Nursery or a Good Child's Nosegay;Containing Alphabets, Easy Lessons & a gift from Mamma to her Best Love .

Concord: Atwood & Brown, 1837/1839. 16 pp. wrapper. with 14 illustrations. The cover is yellow, and the title page states this is the Seventh Series -- No. 5. The cover states this was published in 1839 in Concord by Boyd & White, while the title page says 1837 in Concord by Atwood & Brown. There are two pages devoted to woodcuts of the letters of the alphabet. Then for every letter there is a slight verse. For example, the letter 'K', "Was Miss Kitty, born in Kent, Her other name was Knight." At then end of the book are six easy lessons. They are morals, told in verse, with each word only having one syllable. . Measures 3 3/4" x 2 1/2" There is a stain on the bottom left of the book, that continues through about half of the book, though it is barely visible toward the mid point. The words beneath the stain are still complete legible. The corner of the back of the cover is bent, but still attached. There is some foxing throughout.

Price: $50.00

Item #25100360

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