New York: Abradale Press and Abrams, (1987),
Reprint of the 1983 first edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. 272 pp. Abradale Press and Abrams, Item #30959
Thirteen of the great illustrators from Lear and Tenniel, Caldecott, Greenaway, Nielson, to Pyle, Wyeth and Denslow are represented in a discussion that traces the development of the publishing industry, the changing attitudes toward children, and the development of the children's picture book. Extensively illustrated. Very fine.