The golden primer / Professor J.M.D. Meiklejohn ; [illustrated by] Walter Crane

Author(s): Meiklejohn, J. M. D. (John Miller Dow), 1830-1902
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Subjects: Readers (Primary)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile, Primary (6-8 years old)
Published: London & Edinburgh : William Blackwood & Sons, [1884-1885] (London : Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans)
LC Classification: P, PE
Physical Description: 2 pts. : ill. (most col., wood engravings) ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Illustrator : Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
Engraver : Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
Publisher : William Blackwood and Sons
Notes: References: Listed in the English catalogue, under Meiklejohn, at 5s., or the 2 pts. separately at 3s 6d. each, dated 1884-5; according to Massé and Osborne pt. 1 was published in 1884, pt. 2 in 1885
Meiklejohn's 13-step "Method of Teaching the Golden Primer" on both front and rear endpapers within ornamental borders
Text in brown with color illustrations on facing pages
Illustrations: Preliminaries in brown; color t.p. with a pictorial scene of apple-picking children in blue, red, green and yellow, signed with Crane's glyph; and full-page, color wood engravings throughout, most signed with Crane's crane glyph
Binding: Both covered in buff paper-covered boards, decorated with a "Part I" (on part 1) and "Part II" (on part 2) brown pictorial design of a boy climbing a ladder into an apple-tree on upper and lower covers, signed with Crane's glyph; white endpapers patterned with a sepia design; a.e.g
Contents: The golden primer part i. -- The golden primer part ii
Special Collections copy (part 1) inscribed: "Marjorie Gatchell from her Papa." -- Front free end paper verso
OCLC Number: 612405070