A set of sixteen engraved alphabet and number cards.
1830. A set of sixteen engraved alphabet and number cards. No imprint or date, but probably London, circa 1830. Comprising thirteen cards, each bearing two letters of the alphabet, a hand-coloured engraving and a single word title; plus three similar cards bearing the numbers 0 - 9. Each card measures 80 x 45 mm. All contained in a modern morocco-backed folding box. The cards are a little grubby and worn, but charming and rare.