Sir Hornbook or Childe Launcelots Expedition: A Grammatico-Allegorical Ballad () Under Orders (Francis Thriller) Murtros Niche; Arizona Rules of Court - State, ed. (Vol. Lancelot, one of the greatest knights in Arthurian romance; he was the lover of Arthur’s queen, Guinevere, and was the father of the pure knight Sir Galahad. Lancelot’s name first appeared as one of Arthur’s knights in Chrétien de Troyes’s 12th-century romance of Erec, and the same author later. The hornbook was used to teach reading to children for well over years. A child was not trusted with an expensive book, but would start out with this primer of a single sheet of press-printed paper usually containing the Lord’s Prayer. The Horn Book Magazine and The Horn Book Guide are the most distinguished journals in the field of children’s and young adult literature and the core of our company. Founded in by Bertha Mahony to herald the best in children’s literature, more than eighty-five years later, we are still following her lead.
Lot Description [THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK]: SIR HORNBOOK, OR, CHILDE LAUNCELOT’S EXPEDITION, London, Joseph Cundall, , new edition, 8 tinted lithoplates as called for, 8pp adverts at end, original decorative boards worn, lacks most of backstrip, lower board detached, + HARRIET JACKSON: THE LIVELY HISTORY OF JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, London, C W for Felix . These peculiar book-shaped objects first appeared in England and became a key educational tool of the era. Hornbooks got their name from the sheet of paper covered by a thin piece of horn as a means of protection. Oxen and sheep horns were used for this laminating structure. Their size meant that a child could easily hold a hornbook in one. Sir Hornbook, or Childe Launcelot's Expedition () Sir Proteus: a Satirical Ballad () The Round Table, or King Arthur's Feast () Rhododaphne: or the Thessalian Spirit () Paper Money Lyrics () The War-Song of Dinas Vawr; Essays. The Four Ages of Poetry () Recollections of Childhood: The Abbey House () Memoirs of. These horn book replicas measures 6 x " and are typical of the traditional size of an antique horn book. Included is our 16 page Horn book History. Genuine cow horn [ x "] imported from England [$28 worth] protects the ABC lesson sheet, Antiqued hardwood paddle of 3/8" oak hardwood. Charming backboard design.