The Royal Alphabet of Kings and Queens illustrated by John Gilbert interior page, a line drawing of a seated king, the black text underneath the image reads "Xerxes"

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The Royal Alphabet of Kings and Queens illustrated by John Gilbert interior page, a line drawing of a seated king, the black text underneath the image reads "Xerxes"

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Photographic scan of interior of The Royal Alphabet of Kings and Queens, John Gilbert, London: Joseph Cundall, 1843. Page is white paper with black letterpress serif type, all capitals. Page features a large illustration with a title centered below that reads “Xerxes.” The subtitle immediately below reads “King of Persia.” The wood-engraving illustration depicts a crowned man standing on a throne, with a crowned bird perched on each armrest. His gaze is directed forward to the viewer, and a regal sceptre leans against his inner elbow.

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