Book/Printed Material [Wood hornbook] Object view

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About this Item

Title
[Wood hornbook]
Other Title
Hornbook
Wood hornbook, eighteenth century, possibly American
Wood hornbook, 18th century, possibly American
Contributor Names
Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[United States? : s.n., 18--]
Subject Headings
-  Hornbooks--Specimens
-  Abacus--Specimens
Genre
Hornbooks
Notes
-  Title supplied by cataloger.
-  An eighteenth-century hornbook, possibly American, with alphabet in lower and uppercases, followed by vowels, ligatures, and the Lord's prayer. Paper text covered with translucent horn tacked to the face. Two-line abacus with 12 beads in cutout at top. Carved indentions on verso.
-  Housed in cardboard case (31 x 20 cm.).
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 hornbook : wood ; 28 x 18 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Z1033.H8 W6 1800z
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/juvenile.00160
Library of Congress Control Number
2007700160
Language
English
Online Format
image
OCLC Number
14728828
Description
Title supplied by cataloger. An eighteenth-century hornbook, possibly American, with alphabet in lower and uppercases, followed by vowels, ligatures, and the Lord's prayer. Paper text covered with translucent horn tacked to the face. Two-line abacus with 12 beads in cutout at top. Carved indentions on verso. Housed in cardboard case (31 x 20 cm.). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2007700160
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Juvenile Collection. Wood Hornbook. [United States?: s.n., 18] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2007700160/>.