Washington: The Library of Congress, 1954. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Frontispiece; (vi), 97 pages. With an introduction by Frederick R. Goff. Illustrated. READ MORE about CATALOG OF THE JEAN HERSHOLT COLLECTION OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
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Göttingen: Evangelisches Bibliothekar-Lehrinstitut, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1977. one large 8vo. & 3 small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers with fabric covered spine. (iv),iii,46; 48; (xxii),44,xxiv; x,70 pages. 4 volumes. Volumes 4, 6, 7, and 8 in this series. Includes studies of journalistic documentation of news in public libraries, of specialized bibliographies and catalogues, on the catalogue of a children's library, and on organizations for evangelical books. READ MORE about ARBEITEN AUS DEM EVANGELISCHEN BIBLIOTHEKAR-LEHRINSTITUT
San Francisco: International Wizard of Oz Club, 2002. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. paperback. 146 pages. Reprint of the revised and enlarged second edition from the original published in 1976. Bibliographia Oziana by Douglas G. Greene and Peter E. Hanff serves as the standard reference work that sorts out the extremely complex printing history of each of the original forty Oz books by L. Frank Baum and his six successors. In addition, it includes full descriptions... READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHIA OZIANA, A CONCISE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CHECKLIST OF THE OZ BOOKS BY L. FRANK BAUM AND...
Stockholm: Kooperativa Förbundets Bokförlag, 1951. small 8vo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. 219+(1) pages. Fourth edition. Domestic and translated children's literature in 9 reading groups, with a book list at the end of each chapter. Drawings by Birger Lundquist. Index. Covers detaching at spine. READ MORE about BARN OCH BOCKER [CHILDREN AND BOOKS
New York: Battledore Ltd., 1990. 8vo. printed paper over boards. 111 pages. First edition. An excellent book which contains a wealth of information about the publication of ALICE. Well illustrated throughout. READ MORE about ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, AN 1865 PRINTING RE-DESCRIBED AND NEWLY IDENTIFIED AS THE...
New York: Battledore Ltd., 1990. 6 x 9 inches. hardcover. 111 pages. Collectors and those interested in children's books will find this work fascinating as it unearths information about the first actual printing of Alice in Wonderland. Encouraged by his friends, Reverend Charles Dodgson, otherwise known as Lewis Carroll, first had Alice published by Macmillan & Co. and printed by the Clarendon Press in June 1865, arranging to have a specially bound copy delivered to... READ MORE about ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, AN 1865 PRINTING RE-DESCRIBED AND NEWLY IDENTIFIED AS THE...
New Castle and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 1999. 6 x 9.5 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 135 pages. This comprehensive new work not only provides bibliographical details lacking from previous studies, but it describes Dodgson's letters, articles, games, mathematical problems, and stories in such a way that the scholar without access to these rare items will gain an understanding of where Dodgson stood on various subjects and the nature of his relationship... READ MORE about LEWIS CARROLL AND THE PRESS
New Castle and London: Oak Knoll Press and the British Library, 2008. 8.5 x 11 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 274 pages. First edition. Byron Sewell and Clare Imholtz have compiled a comprehensive international bibliography of over 1000 entries listing all known editions of Lewis Carroll's Sylvie & Bruno books, their translations into foreign languages, excerpts from them, the appearance of their poems in anthologies, critical articles and studies, parodies, and much more. This book establishes... READ MORE about AN ANNOTATED INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF LEWIS CARROLL'S SYLVIE AND BRUNO BOOKS
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press & The British Library, 2006. 9 x 12 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 320 pages. When was it that someone decided that books might be written and published for child readers? It's fair to say that some kinds of text-alphabets, fables, the Lord's Prayer, may have been seen as fundamental to the process of learning to read from the beginning of book making, but when did children come to be... READ MORE about BE MERRY AND WISE: ORIGINS OF CHILDREN'S BOOK PUBLISHING IN ENGLAND, 1650-1850
Basel: Haus der Bucher, n.d. small 8vo. cloth. 240 pages followed by plates. Catalogue 636 issued by this bookseller. Over 2000 titles offered for sale. With an introduction by Adolf Seebass. READ MORE about ALTE KINDERBUCHER UND JUGENDSCHRIFTEN
Köln: Kunst- und Museumsbibliothek und Rheinisches Bildarchiv, 1988. 4to. paper-covered boards; second volume is stiff paper wrappers. 539; 152 pages. First edition. This is a catalog of the 1988 exhibition of children's book art held at the Joseph-Haubrich Kunsthalle in Köln. Includes 34 short essays on all aspects of children's book art, from incunable art to art of the Weimar Republic. All illustrations are reproduced in color. The second half of the book is taken... READ MORE about DIE BILDERWELT IM KINDERBUCH
Waltham: Mark Press, 1974. 8vo. cloth. (ii), vi, 153 pages. Fourth printing. READ MORE about PETER PARLEY TO PENROD A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE BEST-LOVED AMERICAN JUVENILE BOOKS
London: The National Book League, 1972. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 102, (8) pages. 4th edition. A bibliography of British children's books. Preface. Introduction by Eileen Colwell. Arranged chronologically. 533 entries. Entries after 1940 broken down into fiction and non-fiction categories. Indices of authors/editors and titles. Eight pages of advertisements follow the text. READ MORE about BRITISH CHILDREN'S BOOKS
London: Sotheby, Parke Bernet & Co., 1982. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Auction, July 20-21, 1982, of children's literature and drawings. Formerly the property of Mrs. F. Nevill, E.G. Nunn, and H.A. Potts. 618 lots. Black and white illustrations throughout. Ink stamps on front wrapper. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS, JUVENILIA AND RELATED DRAWINGS
Catalogue number one. Foreword by Leslie Shepard.
N.P. (Gale Research, 1974). 8vo. cloth. (xii), 48 pages. Catalogue number one. Foreword by Leslie Shepard. Facsimile of the original catalogue issued by Walter Schatzki in New York in 1941. Illustrated catalogue of 206 items. READ MORE about CHILDREN'S BOOKS, OLD AND RARE
Toronto: Toronto Public Library, 1964. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 29, (3) pages. Illustrated. READ MORE about A CHRONICLE OF BOYS AND GIRLS HOUSE AND A SELECTED LIST OF RECENT ADDITIONS TO THE OSBORNE...
New York: H.W. Wilson, 1973. 8vo. cloth. (viii), 320 pages. Second printing. This latest work in the series begun in 1951 by Stanley J. Kunitz, includes 255 autobiographical or biographical sketches of authors and illustrators of books for children and young people, with the new feature of autobiographees' signatures when authorized. Index of all authors and illustrators in this volume and its two predecessors. Portrait photographs. Bookplate of Doris Frohnsdorff loosely inserted. READ MORE about THIRD BOOK OF JUNIOR AUTHORS
Boston, MA: Charles E. Lauriat Co., n.d. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 28 pages. Books published by Houghton Mifflin and offered for sale by Lauriat. Table of contents, Black and white plates. Covers tanned, Lower fore-edge corner torn off. Chipped at edges and along spine. READ MORE about A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF BOOKS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Boston, MA: Charles E. Lauriat Co., n.d. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 28 pages. Books published by Houghton Mifflin and offered for sale by Lauriat. Table of contents, Black and white plates. Covers tanned, Lower fore-edge corner torn off. Fore-edge chipped. READ MORE about A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF BOOKS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Paris, France: Gumuchian & Co., 1938. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 29+(1) pages. Gumuchian Catalogue 23. Black and white plates and illustrations. Covers lightly soiled. Tanning at edges of text. READ MORE about EARLY ALPHABETS HORN BOOKS AND AMUSING CHILDREN'S BOOKS
London, England: Sotheby's, 2011. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 58 pages. Auction, July 14, 2011. 159 lots. Table of contents, index. Mainly children's books and illustrations. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE about ENGLISH LITERATURE, HISTORY, CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND ILLUSTRATIONS
(London): Longmans, (1971). 8vo. cloth. 207+(1) pages. Revised and expanded version of the original 1952 British edition. Starts with the historical development of children's literature and continues by examining trends in British children's books from 1900 to the present day. Discusses authors, artists and books that are particularly outstanding in the field. With various bibliographies and lists. Lacks dust jacket. READ MORE about BRITISH CHILDREN'S BOOKS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY