Crandall's Mammoth ABC Nesting Blocks
overall (nested): 6 1/2 x 6 5/8 x 6 3/4 in. ( 16.5 x 16.8 x 17.1 cm )
Ten wooden nesting alphabet blocks (hollow) covered in paper, each progressively smaller than the next, nesting into each other; each block printed with sequence of five letters in alphabet, one on each side, grouped as A-E, F-J, and each printed with illustrations of various colors related to the letter such as a cat for "c"; largest block printed on one side, "J.A.CRANDALL's/ MAMMOTH/ ABC/ PATENTED JUNE 28TH 1888".
The Liman Collection
lithographed: on the largest block: "J.A.CRANDALL's/ MAMMOTH/ ABC/ PATENTED JUNE 28TH 188".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.