Title: Horn book.

Date: 18–

Notes: Famously described by Thomas Tickell as “learning’s first cradle,” horn books were primers protected by a thin layer of transparent horn, and often hung at a child’s belt.

Language: English

Subject: Hornbooks.

Publisher: Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University

is Part Of Exhibition: People in the World of Print

Exhibition Theme: Children

Image Identifier: alphabet_hornbook-front