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History of the horn book

Andrew White Tuer

History of the horn book

by Andrew White Tuer

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hornbooks.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew W. Tuer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 486 p. :
    Number of Pages486
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15381030M
    ISBN 100405090358
    LC Control Number79051026

    OCLC Number: Notes: Special edition, bound in vellum and containing in pockets seven horn-books and battledores in facsimile. An ordinary edition in 1 volume was issued in   Addeddate Identifier b Identifier-ark ark://t6qz8k53c Note Includes indexes. Three hornbooks are contained in a pocket inside back cover; one of oak, one of card and one of ivory.

    After this alteration was made, the cor de chasse ("hunting horn," or "French horn" as the English called it, was born. The first horns were monotone instruments. But in , a German musician called Hampel invented the means of applying movable slides (crooks) of various length that changed the key of the : Mary Bellis. “A hornbook consists of a piece of parchment or paper lesson pasted onto a paddle-shaped piece of wood. The name derives from the leaf of horn, made from sheep and goat horn that was softened and then boiled in water to produce true horn that could be pressed and cut into sheets, that was attached to the board by a brass or latten border by minute tacks.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Folmsbee, Beulah. Little history of the horn-book. Boston, Horn Book, Inc. [] (OCoLC) Document Type. History of the Horn-Book [ In 2 vols] Book Description. The scarce two volume First Edition officially de-accesioned from the London Islington Library with their Clerkenwell bookplate to each volume and ink stamp throughout. With five of the seven hornbooks called for and a note in the recess of vol 2 from the Borourgh Librarian that.


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History of the horn book by Andrew White Tuer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hand-colored title page. Contains 26 chapters discussing all facets of the horn-book and is illustrated with 46 plates showing horn-books. Frontispiece foxed and some foxing to pocket in back which holds horn books. xviii,3 pages. and a pocket containing three facsimile horn books in the back of the book.

original cloth with leather spine label, top edge gilt. small thick 4to/5(2). Fascinating history of a rare Early American teaching tool that almost % of Americans have never heard of.

The variety of horn books is astounding. So is Cited by: History of the Horn-Book by Andrew White Tuer (Leadenhall Press, ) Published by his own Leadenhall Press inAndrew Tuer’s History of the Horn-book is a detailed historical record of the horn-book, an object whose place in education history had largely been overlooked.

Opening with definitions and early examples of usage, the history charts the development of the ‘horn-book. Hornbook, form of children’s primer common in both England and America from the late 16th to the late 18th century.

A sheet containing the letters of the alphabet was mounted on a wooden frame and protected with thin, transparent plates of horn. The frame was shaped like a table-tennis paddle, had a handle, and was usually hung at the child’s belt. Little History of the Horn Book First Edition by Beulah Folmsbee (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work.

Author: Beulah Folmsbee. The Horn Book Magazine, founded in Boston inis the oldest bimonthly magazine dedicated to reviewing children's literature. It began as a "suggestive purchase list" prepared by Bertha Mahony Miller and Elinor Whitney Field, proprietresses of the country's first bookstore for children, The Bookshop for Boys and in in Boston as a project of the Women's Educational and Founder: Bertha Mahony Miller and Elinor Whitney Field.

The Horn Book Magazine and The Horn Book Guide are the most distinguished journals in the field of children’s and young adult literature and the core of our company. Founded in by Bertha Mahony to herald the best in children’s literature, more than.

The Horn Book Magazine and The Horn Book Guide are the most distinguished journals in the field of children’s and young adult literature and the core of our company. Founded in by Bertha Mahony to herald the best in children’s literature, more than eighty-five years later, we are still following her lead.

The Devil's Horn book. Read 26 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In The Devil's Horn, Michael Segell traces the year history of /5.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. History of the horn-book Item Preview remove-circle Pocket at end "contains three horn-books, one of oak, one of card and one of ivory" Colored illustration on title page.

Horn books. Horn books were widely used by children from the 15thth century. These "books" were often made of wood covered with a printed alphabet page. A very fine, transparent slice of a cow's horn was nailed over the page to preserve the paper, making horn books a practical and sturdy tool.

"The special edition in two volumes quarto, bound in vellum, containing seven real horn-books and battledores, published at two guineas net [in ], is out of print." --Half title page.

Pocket at end created by gluing section of pages together, contains three horn-books "one of oak, one of card and one of ivory. History of this curious type of book used for teaching children. Definition of hornbook: n.

a leaf or page containing the alphabet, religious materials, etc., covered with a sheet of transparent horn and fixed in a frame with a handle, formerly used in teaching children to read. These peculiar book-shaped objects first appeared in England and became a key educational tool of the era.

Hornbooks got their name from the sheet of paper covered by a thin piece of horn as a means of protection. Oxen and sheep horns were used for this laminating structure. Horn-books have gone up in price since those days, when • Hist,ry of the Horn-book. By Andrew W. Thor, F.S.A. London: The.

LaArlanball Pram., twopence for a gilt one and a penny or three-halfpence for a plain one was a remunerative price. At the other end of the scale, as Mr. Tuer says, is the Bateman Horn-book, which was geld at an auction.

Fascinating history of a rare Early American teaching tool that almost % of Americans have never heard of. The variety of horn books is astounding. So is the fact that all are in museums and private collections.5/5.

HORNBOOK, the primer or first reading book used in colonial schools. Long used in England, colonists brought it with themto America. The hornbook was not really a book at all but simply a sheet of paper mounted on a board and covered with transparent horn.

The board ended in a. : History of the Horn Book by Andrew W. Tuer - London::Leadenhal Press, 4to - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. Cloth. Colored illustration on title page; illustrations;published by two other publishers, one of which was located in New York.

The book gives history of the horn-book with accompanying illustrations. To Master John the English Maid A Horn Book gives of Ginger-bread: And that the Child may learn the better, As he can name, he eats the Letter; Proceeding thus.

HISTORY OF THE HORN BOOK. Tuer, Andrew W. New York: Arno Press, 8vo. Add to Cart Ask a Question. Reprint of the first edition. History of this curious type of book used for teaching children.

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