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Catalog: SPRING 2018 p. 61   

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ABC: An Alphabet

Written and Pictured by Mrs. Arthur Gaskin


ABC: An Alphabet

A facsimile of the classic Victorian children’s ABC primer, originally published in 1895

This classic Victorian children’s ABC primer was originally published in London and Chicago in 1895. It was the first book by the Arts and Crafts artist and designer Georgie Gaskin (1866–1934), celebrated for the jewelry she produced with her husband Arthur. Exquisite woodcut illustrations and rhymes by Gaskin accompany each letter of the alphabet and combine to create a volume that charms and delights both children and adults. It soon became a favorite and was published in several editions from the late 1890s, including a hand-painted deluxe version printed on vellum of only a handful of copies.

This new facsimile is the first to reproduce the original clothbound edition of 1895. It is bound with a silkscreened cloth cover and printed on high-quality paper to create a collectible object that recipients will treasure long into adulthood. It is the first volume in a series of special facsimiles of historic illustrated children’s titles selected and produced by Art / Books.


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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 4/21/2018

A beautiful facsimile of the classic Victorian children's primer

A beautiful facsimile of the classic Victorian children's primer

Now then baby, come to me
You must learn your ABC
Little one come and look,
Pretty pictures in a book
Little boys and girls at play, Many rhymes to learn some day …


So begins this beautiful, clothbound facsimile edition of celebrated English jewelry and metalwork designer Georgeina Evelyn Cave Gaskin's ABC: An Alphabet, a classic Victorian children's primer. Pictured here is the spread for the letter "N." continue to blog


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