Largest (block): 5 3/4 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (14.6 x 18.1 x 18.1 cm)
lithographed: on the largest block, across the top: "The Giant/ Nest of A.B. C./ and/ Picture Blocks"
Twelve wooden nesting alphabet blocks (hollow) covered in paper, each progressively smaller than the next, nesting into each other; each block printed with sequence of letters in alphabet, numbers, multiplication tables or the days of the week and the months of the year across the tops, and chromolithographed illustrations of animals, boats, relgious vignetts and children in various poses; largest block printed on the top, "The Giant/ Nest of A.B. C./ and/ Picture Blocks".
Hofer, Margaret K. "The Games We Played: The Golden Age of Board & Table Games." New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
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