New York: P.F. Volland, 1919. Johnny Gruell. Nineteenth Edition. Hardcover. A Volland "HAPPY CHILDREN" Book. Light-blue boards, measuring 7 1/2" x 6",
Scarce. Uncommon in original publisher's box. Very Good Plus. Item #84511
A Century-Old Alphabet Book consisting of an introduction to each letter in the alphabet, with dropcaps, accompanied by a rhymed couplet, and lovely illustrations. 40 pp. and a page of ads at rear. Opposite pages are folksy explanations about some of the alphabetical examples (Crickets and Dwarves, Elves and Fairies, Katydids, and later on, values like Usefulness, Loyalty, Goodness, Kindness, Friendliness.