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ABC, Buchstabier und Lesebuch, zum Gebrauch fur Deutsche Schulen in den Vereinigten Staaten

(ABC, Spelling and Reading Book for Use in German Schools in the United States)


Fifth Edition. Cleveland, OH: Carl Hammer, 1860.

Hardback is overall in GOOD- condition.

  • Antiquarian book is quarter-bound in leather, and features black filigree and text on front and back.
  • Volume exhibits commensurate wear and aging with significant rubbing and edgewear, and toning inside.
  • Covers are notably toned with severe overall rubbing. Front cover displays two chips, 1.5" x 4.25" at most, that go into text.
  • Boards exhibit pronounced edgewear, with chips and bumps all along edges. (See photos)
  • Corners are rounded and softened.
  • Spine displays significant rubbing, more to shoulders and ends, as well as a couple tiny holes at foot. (See photos)
  • Binding is overall secure, with one signature (pages 7-18) partially detached starting from foot.
  • Endpapers and pastedowns are toned and foxed, with paper having rubbed off most of pastedowns. (See photos)
  • Interior shows commensurate toning with scattered foxing. Foxing is more pronounced on some pages, going from scarce to pronounced.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Some pages exhibit small corner creasing, as well as occasional dog-earing.
  • Textblock edges display commensurate toning.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20200116

144 pages. 4.5 x 6.75 inches.

Antiquarian book is quarter-bound in leather, and features black filigree and text on front and back. 

Book includes an introductory poem as well as an introduction by the author.

This grammar and spelling book is a valuable reference guide for schools. It contains tables of tenses for the principle verbs, as well as glossaries for the distinction of similar words with different meanings, and also has multiplication tables for math basics. It additionally includes some poems and biblical stories for religious education in schools.

EDITION POINTS: Fifth Edition.

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