Harry Hawkins's H book shewing how he learned to aspirate his H's

London: Griffith and Farran, 1857. First edition, 16mo, pp. [4], 26, [2]; wood-engraved frontispiece; original decorative green printed wrappers; some rubbing, and mildd staining on the lower cover; all else very good. Seven short instructional texts for children on the pronunciation of the letter H: "How high His Highness holds his haughty head." The read is as woeful as Gadsby! Might this have been the source for Shaw's Henry Higgins? Not in Osborne. 8 in OCLC. Item #33446

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