The Blind Child’s Second Book [Boston line letter]


Accession Number: 2005.26

Summary/Description: Marbled paper over boards; spine and corners bound with black cloth; thread stitching. Single-sided embossing. The Blind Child's Second Book, a reading primer, was originally embossed in raised letters in 1846 by the Howe Memorial Press (Perkins School for the Blind). A handwritten note on front paste-down endpaper reads "This book was used by Helen Keller to teach when in Wesport, NY."

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2005.26

Publisher: [Howe Memorial Press]

Publisher Place: [Boston, MA]

Publish Date: [1846]

Subjects: Books for Children Readers (Books)

Physical Description: 1 v. (50 p.) of raised type ; 7 x 12 x 1 in.