THE NEW ROYAL BATTLEDORE. (Price One Penny). 1830.
Title THE NEW ROYAL BATTLEDORE. (Price One Penny).
Published Kettering. Joseph Toller. No date. (Circa 1830).
Stock Code 12577
Description A single sheet folded to make a bifolium with a flap. Grey card lined on the verso with printer's waste and with a text leaf laid onto it. Wood-engraving of a zebra on the flap and three other wood-engravings in the text on the verso: a man seated basket-weaving; a sorry-looking man pursued by a serpent and a goose; a herald with a proclamation. The text comprises upper and lower case alphabets, irregular alphabets and two and three letter words and syllables. Unfolded: 13.3 x 21.7cm . folded to 13.3 x 8.5cm. Neat ownership name, 'Patience' on front panel; else a fine copy of a scarce item.