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Title
The uncle's present : a new battledoor.
Contributor Names
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Philadelphia : Published by Jacob Johnson, 147 Market Street, [between 1810 and 1815]
Subject Headings
-  English language--Alphabet--Juvenile literature
-  Alphabet books
-  Cries--England--London--Juvenile literature
-  Readers (Primary)
Genre
Juvenile literature--1810
Notes
-  24 letter alphabet (no J or U), illustrated with street vendors with their particular cries as captions.
-  Wrapper shaped like an envelope, with a flap that surrounds the fore-edge of the book. Title from inside that flap. Alphabet, numerals, illustration of sheep by a tree, and, "Read and be wise," on upper wrapper with imprint: Philadelphia: sold by Benjamin Warner, 147 Market Street.
-  Estimated date of printing based on these sources: Shaw & Shoemaker: [181-?]; Rosenbach: [ca. 1810]; AAS website: Johnson and Warner sold their firm in 1815.
-  Shaw & Shoemaker 21546
-  Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 428
-  Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 34
Medium
[4] p. : chiefly ill. (engravings) ; 17 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
PE1119.A1 U5
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Juvenile.06506.1
Library of Congress Control Number
12006506
Online Format
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Description
24 letter alphabet (no J or U), illustrated with street vendors with their particular cries as captions. Wrapper shaped like an envelope, with a flap that surrounds the fore-edge of the book. Title from inside that flap. Alphabet, numerals, illustration of sheep by a tree, and, "Read and be wise," on upper wrapper with imprint: Philadelphia: sold by Benjamin Warner, 147 Market Street. Estimated date of printing based on these sources: Shaw & Shoemaker: [181-?]; Rosenbach: [ca. 1810]; AAS website: Johnson and Warner sold their firm in 1815. Shaw & Shoemaker 21546 Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 428 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 34
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Chicago citation style:

Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. The Uncle's Present: A New Battledoor. [Philadelphia: published by jacob johnson, 147 market street, between 1810 and 1815, 1810] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/12006506/. (Accessed December 18, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1810) The Uncle's Present: A New Battledoor. [Philadelphia: published by jacob johnson, 147 market street, between 1810 and 1815] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/12006506/.

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Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. The Uncle's Present: A New Battledoor. [Philadelphia: published by jacob johnson, 147 market street, between 1810 and 1815, 1810] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/12006506/>.