Braille Primer, Grade One [Braille]


Accession Number: 1998.68.3

Summary/Description: Designed for braille self-instruction, with assistance of a sighted person. Includes seven lessons: The Braille Cell, Visualization, First Ten Letters of Alphabet, Second Ten Letters of Alphabet, Last Six Letters of Alphabet, Punctuation Marks, Signs and Punctuation marks. Grade 1 braille; single-sided embossing; 5 pages of printed information/ explanation at front of book; letters of alphabet, numerals, and headings embossed in raised letters (pages 7-9). Paperbound with brown cover; saddle-stitched along fold; title and publisher information in print and braille on front cover. Michigan State Library for the Blind, Saginaw, Michigan bookplate on verso of front cover.

Author: Atkinson, J. Robert, editor

History/Provenance: Michigan State Library for the Blind, Saginaw, label pasted on reverse of front cover. Item donated by a braille transcriber.

Credit Line: Gift of Shirley M. Handley, 1998.68

Publisher: Braille Institute of America

Publisher Place: Los Angeles

Publish Date: ca. 1940

Subjects: Braille Instructional materials Printing and writing systems

Physical Description: 26 p. (1-6 in standard print; 7-20 in braille) ; 11.25 x 11.25 in.