A LITTLE HISTORY OF THE HORN-BOOK.
Boston: The Horn Book Inc., (1942). 58 pages. With tipped-in illustrations, one being a folding facsimile of "The Royal Battledore" printed by John Newbery. 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches. Printed boards with paper spine; a previous owners inscription on flyleaf. (Item ID: 3203)
First edition. "An excellent short, illustrated account of the hornbook. Among the many unusual facts about this early learning tool is an account of the process of removing the layers of horn to make a hornbook." - Haviland 18.