Nursery ABC Book


[McLOUGHLIN BROTHERS]. Nursery ABC Book. [NY: McLoughlin Brothers, ca. 1908]. 4to, [8]pp. Color pictorial linen wrappers. 6 full-page color illustrations and numerous smaller two-color illustrations. Light rubbing to wrappers, some “bleed” of illustrations through the “linen” paper, else a remarkably clean, bright copy.

Early printing. A wonderful linen picture book from the renowned publishing firm McLoughlin Brothers, a leading publisher in children’s books from the mid-nineteenth through early twentieth century. This early alphabet book features wonderful, humorous rhyming couplets highlighting a different animal for each letter, all printed on glossy linen sheets.