Friday, 16 January 2015

Burra Alphabet

ABC of the Theatre
Humbert Wolfe
Illustrated by Edward Burra
The Cresset Press, London, 1930

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Soviet ABC

I don't speak Russian or read Cyrillic but it's obvious that this textbook was designed to teach kids to read the alphabet. Published in 1989, it was probably one of the last products of the Soviet era, as we can see from the portrait at the start. In the beginning was the word, and the word was Lenin.