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Title
Tales of the deaf and dumb :  with miscellaneous poems   / by John R. Burnet.
Name/Creator
Burnet, John R. (John Robertson), 1808-1874, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:GSE.LIBR:3677091 
Location
Gutman Education

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
[Newark, N.J.?
Publisher
s.n.]
Language
English
Description
230 p., [1] folded leaf : ill. ; 21 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Deaf ;  Deaf -- Education -- United States ;  Deaf -- Institutional care -- United States

Category
Published materials

Textbooks

Specialized reading practices

Reading instruction

Readers

English

19 century

Note
"The aim of the author has been to make the volume, both valuable and interesting to the two classes of readers for whom it is mainly designed : namely, the educated deaf and dumb, and those who take an interest in the education of this unfortunate class ... He has collected ... accurate information concerning the American institutions for the deaf and dumb ... "--Pref., p. [3].

Includes illustrated foldout: Manuel alphabet used in the Pennsylvania Institution for the Deaf and Dumb.