Cincinnati: Peter G. Thomson, no date (circa 1890), large octavo, pictorial boards. 94 pp. Peter G. Thomson, With twenty illustrations by the Dalziel Brothers. A good portion of the paper covering the spine is gone, corners scuffed and rounded. Item #27186
London: Bodley Head, (1994), First Edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. (xiv), 226pp. Bodley Head, Well illustrated, with bibliography. Written by an established authority on the history of children's literature, this is the first historical study to consider American children's books as a separate genre. This is an expertly researched... Item #9826
AXE, John .
Grantsville: Hobby House Press, Inc. (2002), First Edition. quarto, printed wrappers. 160pp. Hobby House Press, Inc., All of the titles of girls' series books have been brought together in one comprehensive volume to supplement the author's previous book, "The Secret of Collecting Girls' Series Books." Nancy Drew, Beverly Gray, Penny... Item #14620
(London): The British Library, (1995), Reprint. octavo, pictorial wrappers. 80pp. The British Library, The period from the late 18th century to the 1920s was a 'golden age' for illustrated children's books. The author traces their development, from primitive Chap-book to sumptuously printed color gift book. Among the famous artists included... Item #15311
BORDEN, Bill with Steve Posner.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1997), First Edition. octavo, boards. 121 pp. Chronicle Books, The chapters of this book are broken into genre: Funnies, Space, Adventure, Movies, Crime, Wild West, and Aviation. Extensively illustrated in color. Very fine copy. Item #7759
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1999), First Edition. oblong octavo, wrappers. (176)pp. Chronicle Books, As printing technology made important advances and modern marketing techiques developed in the 1800s, covers and jackets became increasingly decorative and integral to the total book concept. Charting the evolution of graphic styles during these crucial decades... Item #12528
London: Bloomsbury, (1988), Second edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. 104pp. Bloomsbury, The text represents a comprehensive selection of Caldecott's work, followed by a checklist of his published illustrations and his paintings in oit. With over 100 illustrations, 9 in color. Very fine in a very fine jacket which is not price clipped. Item #18
FENN, Patricia and Alfred P. Malpa.
Ephemera Society of America, (1994), First Edition. oblong quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 224pp. Ephemera Society of America, "Rewards of Merit are significant documents that illustrate attitudes toward religion, education, and achievement: values with which young Americans were inculcated...This book also demonstrates how evolving methods of the American printing arts... Item #11632
GOLDEN, Catherine J., (editor).
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2000, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. (xvi), 320pp. Oak Knoll Press, This work is a collection of eight essays by leading scholars in the United States and England examining the rich interplay of word and picture collaborations from 1770-1930. These essays illustrate the... Item #9875
HOYER, M. A., Margery Williams, and others. Edited by Edric Vredenburg.
London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, no date (circa 1910), large octavo, pictorial boards with red cloth spine. 72 pp. Raphael Tuck & Sons, Illustrated by T. Noyes Lewis, Hilda Cowham, M. F. Taylor, Mabel Lucie Attwell, and others. An anthology of children's stories, No. 808 in Father Tuck's Golden Gift"... Item #27184
Lewis Carroll and The Press. An Annotated Bibliography of Charles Dodgson's Contributions to Periodicals.
(New Castle): Oak Knoll, 1999, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. vi, 117pp. Oak Knoll, From the dust jacket: "The writing career of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ('Lewis Carroll') began and ended with his contributions to periodicals. Between 1843...until his death in 1898, he published over 300 items in magazines... Item #6100
MARCUS, Leonard S.
New York: Dutton, (2002), Second printing. octavo, cream boards in dust jacket. (vi), 247pp. Dutton , From the Introduction, "This is a portrait, in interview form, of fourteen artists and writers who have made extraordinary contributions to the art of the picture book and the culture of childhood. A picture... Item #15445
London: Batsford, (1985), 3rd Impression. octavo, boards in dust jacket. (256)pp. Batsford, In the "Preface to the Third Impression" Muir discusses the changes in children's books collecting that have occurred since the first impression of 1954. Muir has written an account which is both scholarly and entertaining of the works... Item #219
THWAITE, Mary F.
Boston: The Horn Book, (1972), quarto, cloth in dust jacket. x, 340pp. The Horn Book, First American Edition which was taken from the revised British edition. For this revised edition the author has added material dealing with children's books in other countries than England so that the section " Children's... Item #10230
WELCH, d'Alte A.
(Worcester, MA): American Antiquarian Society, 1972, First Edition. large 8vo, cloth. lxvi, (520)pp. American Antiquarian Society, "This bibliography is primarily concerned with narrative books written in English, designed for children under fifteen years of age. They should be the type of book read at leisure for pleasure. The book must... Item #6074