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A beautiful children's book entitled An Alphabet of Old Friends and The Absurd ABC. Written by Walter Crane. Produced at The Metropolitan Museum of Art by the Dept of Special Publications. Printed and bound in Japan. Published in 1981. This volume is reproduced from "An Alphabet of Old Friends," published in Goody Two Shoes Picture Book, and The Absurd ABC, both in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Original books appear to have been illustrated and published in 1874. This book is reproduced in full color and gold. Measures approx. 10 1/4" x 8 3/4". 30 pages. Incredible illustrations throughout!

Slight wear to the front and back covers. Some wrinkling from handling and one small nick at the bottom of a page Bright, colorful and large illustrations! Sold as is.

Great for your vintage book collection or for your ephemera stash for collage, scrapbooking, mixed media, altered art or assemblage projects!

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Vintage Reproduction of An Alphabet of Old Friends and The Absurd ABC Children's Book


  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Material: paper
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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