Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 34

Price Realized: $ 750
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(CHILDREN'S BOOKS.) Primary Lessons, No. 5. Illustrated broadside on linen, 12 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches; minor foxing, laid down on mat board, not examined out of frame. [Boston]: Boston Chemical Printing Company, circa 1838

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A selection of 9 children's poems in 4 columns, with each column headed with a small engraving. Only 4 of the kerchiefs from this series are found in OCLC (numbers 3, 5, 6, and 8), with only 3 examples of the present number traced. A 15 December 1917 article in the Louisville Courier Journal recounts that one of these handkerchiefs was given as a seventh birthday present in 1838.