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Sir Quentin Blake’s Quirky Illustrated Alphabet Book
Sir Quentin Blake’s Quirky Illustrated Alphabet Book

“A is for apples, some green and some red, B is for breakfast we’re having in bed.”

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Alligators All Around: A Maurice Sendak Alphabet Book from 1962
Alligators All Around: A Maurice Sendak Alphabet Book from 1962

Juggling jellybeans, keeping kangaroos, and other shockingly spoiled yackety-yacking.

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The Gashlycrumb Tinies: A Very Gorey Alphabet Book
The Gashlycrumb Tinies: A Very Gorey Alphabet Book

A delightfully dark vintage alphabet book from mid-century illustrator Edward Gorey, the Tim Burton of his day.

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Thoughtful Alphabets: Edward Gorey’s Lost Cryptic 26-Word Illustrated Stories
Thoughtful Alphabets: Edward Gorey’s Lost Cryptic 26-Word Illustrated Stories

A delightfully dark journey into the love of language.

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To Do: Gertrude Stein’s Posthumous Alphabet Book
To Do: Gertrude Stein’s Posthumous Alphabet Book

“Don’t bother about the commas which aren’t there, read the words. Don’t worry about the sense that is there, read the words faster.”

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ABC NYC: The Language of New York’s Found Typography
ABC NYC: The Language of New York’s Found Typography

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