1934. Edited by Ramon Sopena
Welcome to the Beautiful Book Boutique. AbeBooks has many millions of books, many of which are rare books, collectible books, antiquarian books or unique books. They range in subject from collectible picture books and antique sports books to out-of-print magazine archives and more. And every day, thousands of books sell and thousands more are added from booksellers all over the world.
A is for antiquarian, B is for beautiful, C is for collectible... when it's time to learn reading, children invariably begin by learning the alphabet, and often colorful, simply worded picture books are instrumental, with rich illustrations for each letter. Nowadays the subject matter and accompanying art are typically childlike: toys, foods, animals and the like. But in years gone by, alphabet books were a big thing, and the subject matter ranged from military, to transportation, sports, royalty, hunting and more.
Many of these alphabet books to teach the ABCs have become sought after and collectible. Enjoy some of the most beautiful old alphabet books for sale on AbeBooks.
Please note: prices are approximate to within a small margin, as currencies fluctuate. Quantity on rare books extremely limited; copies on display may sell quickly.