New YorkP: Potter, Ainsworth & Co., 1874. Later printing? The envelope has the copyright date of 1874, but the first edition of the teacher’s guide dates to 1871. OCLC records no copies of this set of cards. Each card printed in black with guides for drawing and penmanship. Ten cards out of twelve (lacking two). [with:] Stickney, Jenny H. J[enny] H. Teacher’s Guide: Companion to Bartholomew’s Primary-School Drawing-Cards. Series Two. For Teachers and Students Using Bartholomew’s Drawing-Cards. New York: Woolworth, Ainsworth, and Company, 1871 [i.e.,1872?]. Twelvemo. 79 pp. Text illustrations throughout. Original printed beige paper boards with green cloth spine. Toning and some dampstaining. Some rubbing to edges of boards. Uniform toning due to paper quality. A very good copy. First edition, second printing? The title-page is dated 1871 (copyright 1870), but the printed boards are dated 1872. OCLC records only one copy of this teacher’s guide for set number two in the series (National Library of Education in DC). Original beige paper envelope. Some foxing and toning. Cards are very clean. Despite the two lacking cards, still a very good, clean set, rarely found with the envelope and teacher’s guide. Ten lesson cards (5 x 3 ) enclosed in a printed envelope (6 x 4 ). Item #17220
Later printing? The envelope has the copyright date of 1874, but the first edition of the teacher’s guide dates to 1871. OCLC records no copies of this set of cards.
Jenny H. Stickney, later Lansing (b. 1840, fl. 1870-1900) was a Massachusetts editor, author, and educator. She taught at the Massachusetts State Normal School and was a prolific writer of educational texts, including Stickney’s Reading Series (1870s) and science texts for children like Bird World: A Bird Book for Children (1898). She edited and abridged the works of Charles Kingsley, Charles Livingston Bull, Hans Christian Andersen, and more. Stickney also contributed to ornithology publications like The Auk, the journal of the American Ornithologists Union.