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Bibliophile in the Nursery; a Bookman's Treasury of Collectors' Lore on Old and Rare Children's Books

By: Targ, William

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Publishing: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18708

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Boards show light shelf wear, DJ has shelf wear to edges, some chipping and creasing, scuffed. ; A tight solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Stated first. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 503 pages; "One of the greatest collection of essays and other writings by book collectors and booksellers on various aspects of collecting antiquarian books for children by such people as the Opies, Vincent Starrettr, Joseph Campbell and others. Editor's introduction and notes. Particularly notable for Joseph Campbell's chapter on the Brothers Grimm; also includes essays by A... View more info

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From Primer to Pleasure An Introduction to the History of Children's Books in England from the Invention of Printing to 1900

By: Thwaite, M. F.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, The Library Association: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18621

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Some shelf wear is evident to the DJ and the boards, sticker stain on spine of book. A small 'C.1' written on copyright page. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages; An excellent reference in the field of children's literature. View more info