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Pothooks & perseverance : or, The A.B.C-serpent

Author: Walter Crane; Marcus Ward & Co.
Publisher: London : Marcus, Ward & Co., 1886.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Percy Vere, who fancies himself as a knight using a "(s)quire of paper, paste & scissors," finds adventures in penmanship on the way to becoming a "full-fledged penman."
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Picture books
Specimens
Picture books for children
Chromolithographs
Printed boards
Pictorial bindings
Bookplates
Cloth quarter bindings
Illustrated endpapers
Illustrated paper (fiber product) boards (binding components)
Children's books
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Walter Crane
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Crane; Marcus Ward & Co.
OCLC Number: 3934936
Notes: Illustrations: Color illustrated title page and 23 other full-page color illustrations (with text inset), all signed with Crane's "WC" crane glyph; title page and book's upper and lower covers prominently feature a crane in their designs; original drawings done on zinc plates according to Spencer, as cited below.
In publisher's dark olive paper boards over light green cloth, illustrated on upper and lower covers in light green and black in a design by Crane; slate-blue and darker blue endpapers, decorated with penmanship letters of the alphabet.
Description: [24] pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 23 cm.
Other Titles: Pothooks and perseverance
A.B.C. serpent
Responsibility: Penned & pictured by Walter Crane.

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Percy Vere, who fancies himself as a knight using a "(s)quire of paper, paste & scissors," finds adventures in penmanship on the way to becoming a "full-fledged penman."

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