Order Nr. 45251 JOHN NEWBERY AND HIS BOOKS, TRADE AND PLUMB-CAKE FOR EVER, HUZZA! John Rowland Townsend.

JOHN NEWBERY AND HIS BOOKS, TRADE AND PLUMB-CAKE FOR EVER, HUZZA!

(Newbery, John).
  • Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, 1994.
  • small 8vo.
  • decorated cloth.
  • xviii, 173, (3) pages.

Price: $25.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 45251

A compilation of articles by and about John Newbery, one of the first author-publishers to write books for the pleasure as well as the edification of children. A fine copy.

A short biography by the editor, a short story by Samuel Johnson, and some works by Newbery himself make up some of the chapters. Bibliography, index, and appendix listing the winners from 1922 to 1994 of The John Newbery Medal, awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished contribution to American children's literature. From the reference library of Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts with their bookplate included.