THE INVITED ALPHABET; or, Address of A to B; containing his Friendly Proposal for the Amusement and Instruction of Good Children. By R. R. B.
London: Tabart and Co, 1809. 11(12) pages; twenty-five engraved plates with text above, and one engraved plate showing the letters of the alphabet with text above, all plates hand-coloured. First edition. Bound with: (ROE, Richard.) THE ASSEMBLED ALPHABET; or, Acceptance of A’s Invitation; concluding with a Glee for Three Voices. Being a Sequel to the “Invited Alphabet.” By R. R. B. Tabart and Co. 1809. 36, (2 music) pages; 26 engraved plates. First edition. Bound with: (ROE, Richard.) INFANTILE ERUDITION: concluding with a Glee for Three Voices. To which are added the Figure Dancers. The whole intended as a Supplement to the Invited and Assembled Alphabets. By R.R. Tabart and Co. 1810. 40 pages. Engraved frontispiece; 2 pages of music; 5 engraved plates; 2 ‘games.’ First edition. As is usual there is an error in the page numbering between the music and page 13 - this is normal. The three titles bound together without wrappers in recent quarter red morocco gilt, over marbled boards with vellum tips.. Some browning and spotting, but a very good set of these scarce titles.