This is a facsimile edition of the 1885 publication, illustrated by Kate Greenaway. 'It represents a high point in the creation of illustrated ABCs for children
' There are poems and stories of an improving nature - will children today be fascinated?
This is a truly delightful facsimile reprint of an 1885 book with endearing images created by the renowned children's artist, Kate Greenaway. The English Spelling-Book by William Fordyce Mavor was originally published in 1801. Numerous editions followed, including this enchanting version, profusely illustrated by Kate Greenaway and representing a high point in the creation of early pictorial ABCs.