London: T. Dean & Son, n.d. (ca. 1850)Large 8vo. The Alphabet of Flowers is followed by. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #18734
Large 8vo. Original brown cloth boards, gilt. Printed endpapers advertising other Dean publications. The text contains three parts: Alphabet of Flowers (26pp), Verse and Picture Alphabet (32pp) and Stories Abut the Alphabet (29pp.) Each page as a handcolored vignette to accompany the text. The section section identifies several items beginning with the letter at hand, all of which can be located in the illustration. Occasional light foxing and soiling especially near the beginning; rebacked with a new matching spine; rear free endpaper is in facsimile; else this is a very good copy of a rare children's book.