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Alphabet discs

Title
Alphabet discs : [object].
Publication
[London?, ca. 1825]

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Description
26 discs with case
Genre/Form
Educational toys.
Note
  • Ivory discs engraved with upper and lower case letters in black; cylindrical ivory case with screw-top.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Call Number
*Pforz
OCLC
320360032
Title
Alphabet discs : [object].
Imprint
[London?, ca. 1825]
Physical Medium
ivory, ink detail ; 5 x 3.5 cm. (in case)
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Local Note
Mary Shelley wrote to Maria Gisborne from Pisa on 21 December 1821 asking that she send "a box of ivory letters and some picture books for Percy ..." (cf. Bennett's Mary Shelley letters, v. I, p. 213). Percy Florence had turned two the previous month.
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