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London: The Studio, 1933. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 128 pages. First edition. General series edited by C. Geoffrey Holme. Well-illustrated including plates in color. Covers show wear with a split along hinge and small piece missing at spine ends. READ MORE about CHILDREN'S BOOKS OF YESTERDAY
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 21280
(Torino): Little Nemo, n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 118, (2) pages. Text in Italian and English. Catalogue of 219 items offered for sale. Introductory essay on Italian only. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. Wrappers lightly worn at edges. READ MORE about JUVENILIA: NI REGNI INCANTATI: UNA SELEZIONE DE RARI LIBRI FIGURATI PER L'INFANZIA (IN FAIRYLAND:...
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 108988
Compiled by Robert D. Fleck who has written a foreword and with an introduction by Helen Luther.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, (1991). 8vo. cloth. 83; 94 pages plus index. Compiled by Robert D. Fleck who has written a foreword and with an introduction by Helen Luther. One of 200 copies bound thus and containing the index. Describes over 1,300 books about children's books and shows the individual asking prices. A useful reference tool which is completely indexed. Illustrated. READ MORE about THE KENNETH E. LUTHER COLLECTION OF BOOKS ABOUT CHILDREN'S BOOKS. CATALOGUE 117 PART A-G AND...
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 33046
Boston: Horn Book, 1968. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 295 pages. First edition. With illustrated articles by Marcia Brown, Adrienne Adams, Grace Allen Hogarth and Rumer Godden. Biographies and selected bibliography of artists and authors. Jacket torn at head of spine. READ MORE about ILLUSTRATORS OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1957-1966
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 1773
Göteborg: Pedagogiska Institutionen Lärarhögskolan, 1968. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 23 single sided leaves. First edition. A study of childrens' literature and its pedagogical adaptations. Reproduced from typescript. In Swedish. READ MORE about SPRÅKLIG STILISTISK STRUKTUR I BARN OCH VUXENLITTERATUR
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 63384
Göteborg: Pedagogiska Institutionen Lärarhögskolan i Göteborg [The Pedagogical Institute The Teacher's College of Gothenburg], 1969. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. vii, 145 leaves. Presentation copy to Dr. Sigfred Taubert in German on title page. An outline of research into children's/young people's literature (not including schoolbooks): Five basic questions concerning this literature, and eight basic research methods, with many variations. May also indicate actual findings, but that is not the primary concern. Bibliography. Report no. 15..... READ MORE about BARN-OCH UNGDOMS-LITTERATURFORSKNING, OMRADEN, METODER, TERMINILOGI
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 52012
Bonn: Deutsche Lesegesellschaft, 1977. 8vo. paper wrappers. 34 pages. Wrappers foxed. READ MORE about LESEFORDERUNG UND BUCHPOLITIK: EINE EXPERTISE
Price: $12.50 Order nr. 48726
Frankfurt: Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, 1977/78. small 8vo. paper wrappers. 48 pages. Essays on and photos of a German competition in reading aloud. Wear to front hinge. READ MORE about LESEN MACHT SPASS, 19. VORLESE-WETTBEWERBE DES DEUTSCHEN BUCHHANDELS
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 50824
Preface by Paul Gavault. Two volumes.
Paris: Gumuchian & Cie. n.d. (1930). 4to. later cloth. xxiv,446,(4); (ii),16 pages followed by plates containing 336 illustrations. Preface by Paul Gavault. Two volumes. First edition, limited to 1000 copies. The introduction is in English and French. A landmark bookseller's catalogue devoted to children's books; a total of 6251 are described. The entries are not restricted to French titles. Both volumes have some wear to the spines, with some loss to the spine labels, in..... READ MORE about LES LIVRES DE L'ENFANCE DU XVE AU XIXE SIÈCLE
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 6210
London: The Holland Press, (1985). 4to. cloth, dust jackets. xxiv, 446; 16 pages followed by 336 full page plates. Two volumes. A very fine facsimile reprint of the first edition of this landmark catalogue first issued by Gumuchian & Cie in 1930. Over 6000 books listed. Light chipping of jackets with abrased spot on the spine of Volume Two. READ MORE about LES LIVRES DE L'ENFANCE DU XVE AU XIXE SIECLE
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 41622
Preface by Paul Gavault.
Paris: Gumuchian & Cie. n.d. (1930). 4to. later cloth. xxiv, 446, (4) pages. Preface by Paul Gavault. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies. The introduction is in English and French. A landmark bookseller's catalogue devoted to children's books; a total of 6,251 are described. The entries are not restricted to French titles. Lacks the second volume which contains the plates. READ MORE about LES LIVRES DE L'ENFANCE DU XVE AU XIXE SIÈCLE
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 119448
New York: Atcom, Inc., (1974). 4to. self paper wrappers. pp. 463-494. Article in the "History of Childhood Quarterly: The Journal of Psychohistory", Vol. 1, No. 3, Winter 1974. Wear and rubbing at extremities, small closed tear on front cover. READ MORE about " GUIDE TO THE INTERDISCIPLINARY LITERATURE OF THE HISTORY OF CHILDHOOD."
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 101743
Boston: The Horn Book, 1947. 4to. cloth-backed decorated paper cover boards, top edge gilt. xvi, 528 pages. First edition. Gives the history and development of illustrated books plus biographies and bibliographies of illustrators and their works. Front hinge starting. Rubbed around the edges with some minor shelfwearFrom the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted. READ MORE about ILLUSTRATORS OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1744-1945
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 26704
Boston: The Horn Book, (1961). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 528 pages. Reprint of the first edition. Gives the history and development of illustrated books plus biographies and bibliographies of illustrators and their works. Jacket chipped at spine ends. READ MORE about ILLUSTRATORS OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1744-1945
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 31155
London: Christie's, 1995. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 122, (14) pages. A catalogue for the auction held at Christie's in 1995 which offered the collection of Marjorie Moon's early English children's books including fine runs of picture books described by Moon in her standard bibliographies of the author Mary Belson Elliott and the publishers John Harris and Benjamin Tabart. It include 241 entries and is illustrated. A fine copy. From the private reference library of..... READ MORE about THE MARJORIE MOON COLLECTION OF EARLY ENGLISH CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 58926
Stillwater: Waytonka Press, (1970). 8vo. cloth. (viii), 74 pages. First and only edition. READ MORE about McKEE'S PRICE GUIDE TO CHILDREN'S LITERATURE, 1970, INCLUDING PRICES ON RELATED REFERENCE BOOKS,...
Price: $8.00 Order nr. 24316
Stillwater: Waytonka Press, (1970). 8vo. cloth. (viii), 74 pages. First and only edition. Presentation from the author dated 1970 on free endpaper. READ MORE about McKEE'S PRICE GUIDE TO CHILDREN'S LITERATURE, 1970, INCLUDING PRICES ON RELATED REFERENCE BOOKS,...
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 64530
(Carlton, Victoria, Australia): Melbourne University Press, 1992. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xxii, 547+(1); xxii, 477+(1) pages. 2 volumes. Table of contents, acknowledgments, list of locations and references, abbreviations in Volume One. Volume Two with introduction and "outline of the bibliography." Indices of titles and illustrators. Volume One, 1774-1972; Volume Two, 1973-1988. Also includes a separate bibliography for the southwest Pacific area. READ MORE about AUSTRAILIAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 123977
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., (1954). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 256 pages. First edition. 106 illustrations including some in color. An important study of children's books. READ MORE about ENGLISH CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1600 TO 1900
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 123213
(New York, NY): The Center for Design and Typography of The Cooper Union School of Art, 1980. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Introductory comments by Mary Ann Tighe, Deputy Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts. Includes illustrations and some comments by the children. Closing remarks by George Sadek of the Center for Design and Typography. READ MORE about MY OWN SELF! AN EXHIBITION OF SELF PORTRAITS BY CHILDREN IN NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 119164
Houston: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1978. 4to. stiff paper wrappers with plastic spiral binding. 73+(1) pages. Catalogue for an exhibition for children at the Masterson Junior Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, May-September, 1978. A fine copy. Preface by William C. Agee. A variety of books, prints, and other objects from ancient Egypt to contemporary America were selected to provide a world view of how different ages and cultures have united the shape..... READ MORE about ART AND THE ALPHABET
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 64715
With a foreword by Maurice Saxby.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1988). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 175 pages. With a foreword by Maurice Saxby. First U.S. edition. The story behind the development of the Australian homestead of Joyce and Courtney Oldmeadow and their collection devoted to the Australian children's book. Filled with illustrations, many in color. Also contains appendices listing artwork and prepublication material held in the collection and checklists of information on the Australian Book of the Year Awards..... READ MORE about DROMKEEN: A JOURNEY INTO CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 24656
Wormley: Five Owls Press Ltd., (1973). thick 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xxxi, 461 pages. First edition. A fine copy. John Newbery is famous among 18th-century publishers for the manner in which he exploited the new market for children's books. Both in the creation of a "list" of successful titles and in his very individual approach to the designing, publicizing, and selling of his "little books," he shows himself to be an important forerunner of the..... READ MORE about JOHN NEWBERY AND HIS SUCCESSORS 1740-1814, A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Price: $40.00 Order nr. 27211