Hornbooks

Hornbooks were once common objects used to teach children the alphabet and reading-readiness skills. Seven of the hornbooks listed below are described and illustrated in Andrew W. Tuer, History of the Horn-Book (London : Leadenhall Press, 1897) found at Lilly/Z1033/.H8 T9. References to this work in the descriptions are cited as Tuer and page number.

To request these materials for use, complete a Lilly Library charge card indicating collection number and item number


Example:  Lilly
          LT 109
          .A1
          Item 6
          Vault

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