A perennial favorite of artists working in the book format, the abcedarium, as applied to books, is a book organized by a listing of the letters of the alphabet, in order. When we were children, we all remember our first alphabet book, yes? A is for apple, b is for basket, c is for cat… That is probably the abcedarium we’re all most familiar with.
|Pictorial Alphabets by Ruari McLean|
But the form of the abcedarium has been used time and time again by artists over the years. Here’s some prime examples:
Philip Kuznicki; via Peter Koch
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