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Deseret Reader, Second Volume
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Deseret Reader, Second Volume

By General Conference Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints

New York. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1868. Hardcover. Volume 2 of the Deseret Reader. Published in 1868 to be used in schools in Utah for teaching the 38-character phonetic Deseret alphabet. Small hardcover book is in remarkable condition for age. Beige paper boards with brown buckram spine and decorative illustration on front board. Boards have moderate soiling and light wear to all edges; minor dampstaining to top right corner of text block, otherwise clean. The Deseret alphabet lived a short life and was never widely adopted. At least four books were published in the new alphabet: The First Deseret Alphabet Reader, The Second Deseret Alphabet Reader, The Book of Mormon, and a Book of Mormon excerpt. Flake 2818. ; Book; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall; 72 pp .

$225.00

Deseret Reader, Second Volume
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Deseret Reader, Second Volume

By General Conference Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints

New York. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1868. Hardcover. Volume 2 of the Deseret Reader. Published in 1868 to be used in schools in Utah for teaching the 38-character phonetic Deseret alphabet. Small hardcover book is in remarkable condition for age. Beige paper boards with brown buckram spine and decorative illustration on front board. Interior is free of markings. Boards are heavily toned; some bumping and soiling to spine. Front endpaper is missing bottom right corner of page. Light foxing on some pages. The Deseret alphabet lived a short life and was never widely adopted; At least four books were published in the new alphabet: The First Deseret Alphabet Reader, The Second Deseret Alphabet Reader, The Book of Mormon, and a Book of Mormon excerpt. Flake 2818. ; Book; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$225.00

James' System of Easy Memorizing in Conjunction with Stokes's System of Memory

By James, George Wharton

Oakland, CA. Very Good. 1888. Pamphlet. A staplebound pamphlet with just a few rust spots around the staples. George Wharton James presents lessons one and two for use by his pupils. James was a Methodist minster and prolific writer on the Southwest and Native Americans. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 8 pp .

$125.00

Spelling Cards
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Spelling Cards

Very Good. Ephemera. A scarce set of 30 stiff cards, each with a mounted sheet of 6 woodcut illustrations of animals and their printed names, designed to help children in spelling. In a newer clamshell box, dark blue with "Spelling Cards" in gilt. Foxing and light edge wear on cards. No publication information, but possibly published in London in the early 19th century. Many exotic, hard-to-spell animal names such as jacanas and maucaucos are included with the run-of-the mill cats and rats. ; B&W Illustrations; 3" x 4 1/2" .

$975.00

Prairie University, A History of the University of Nebraska
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Prairie University, A History of the University of Nebraska

By Knoll, Robert E.

Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 0803227175 . Near fine first edition hard cover in like pictorial dust jacket in mylar cover. Lightly bumped corners and spine.; Book; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .

$15.00