George William Johnson his Book
Description of item:
Mother's name on verso of leaf 36: Iane Iohnson. Thirty six numbered leaves.
Words in black on recto, lessons in now-faded red on verso. Bound in brown,
orange, and green Dutch paper. Spine damaged, revealing cord ties.
Hand-colored printed pictures pasted therein.
Title page: George William Iohnson his Book. Printed and Bound by his Mamma
Verso: First read all/ the black/ Lessons, and/ then read the/ red ones.
8.5 x 5.3 cm
Bad had lad
Bad had lad/ fad mad glad/ Bag lag nag/ wag rag tag/ All ball call/ fall
tall wall/ Ham ram cram;
Verso: I/ hope my/ Dear now/ you have read/ the black les/sons, you will/
read these/ pretty red ones/ very well.
Man pan fan
Man pan fan/ can nan/ Bang hang/ gang fang/ Ant pant rant/ Cap lap map/
Bar far star/ Gard card hard;
Verso: My Son/ pray attend/ The Advice/ of your/ friend/ And strive to
Dark bark mark
Dark bark mark/ ... etc.