LTD. EDITION FACSIMILE of a BATTLEDORE. No 567/1000
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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Paper: Pre 1950: Item # 878994
|FACSIMILE OF A BATTLEDORE OWNED BY THE BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY. Boston: The Horn Book, Inc., 1941. A limited edition - this is No. 567 of 1000 copies. A tri-fold stiff card with folded measurement 4 7/8 inches by 3 1/4 inches. This is a facsimile of an original Battledore which was printed and sold by C. Croshaw, York, England. It features upper and lower case alphabets for instructing young children along with woodcut engravings for their amusement. In fine condition.|