THE OSBORNE COLLECTION OF EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1566-1910: A CATALOGUE. VOLUME I &THE OSBORNE COLLECTION OF EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1476-1910: A CATALOGUE. VOLUME II. 2 VOLUME SET.

By: St. John, Judith. Introduction by Edgar Osborne.

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Volume I - 562 pp, ISBN 0919486258. Volume II - pagination runs from 563-1138 pp, ISBN 0919486541. 2 volume set - 10" H, decorative cloth boards, gilt lettering on spines, b&w and colour illustrations. Card laid in volume II stating "A Presentation Copy for The Friends of the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books and The Lillian H. Smith Collection". "This Catalogue is a record of early English children's books in the Osborne Collection, Boys and Girls House, Toronto Public Libraries." The catalogue is arranged under the headings: Aesop and other fabulists; Myths and legendary heroes; Nursery stories and fairy tales; Poetry, verses, and rhymes; Books of instruction; The Bible and books of religious instruction; Biography and history; Travel and geography; Natural science; Games and pastimes; Stories - before 1850; Stories 1850 and after; Periodicals and annuals; Keepsakes and miscellanies; Penny dreadfuls; Movable and toy books; Almanacs and birthday books. Appendices: Chronological list of editions, 1566-1799; List of illustrators and engravers; List of publishers, book-sellers, and printers; Chronological list of editions, 1476?-1799. May require additional postage if shipping outside of Canada/U.S.A. Volume 2 has slight toning to edges of text block and light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine.

Title: THE OSBORNE COLLECTION OF EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1566-1910: A CATALOGUE. VOLUME I &THE OSBORNE COLLECTION OF EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS, 1476-1910: A CATALOGUE. VOLUME II. 2 VOLUME SET.

Author Name: St. John, Judith. Introduction by Edgar Osborne.

Categories: Childrens, Literary Reference, Antiques & Collectibles, Books About Books,

Edition: Reprinted with Corrections

Publisher: Toronto, Toronto Public Library: 1975

ISBN Number: 0919486258

ISBN Number 13: 9780919486256

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 28673

Keywords: Osborne Collection, Children's Books, Books About Books, Catalogues, Toronto Public Library, Early Children's Books, English, Children's Literature, Juvenile, Aesop, Fables, Myths, Legends, Heroes, Nursery Stories, fairy Tales, Poetry, Verses, Rhymes, Instructional Books, Bible, Religious Instruction, Biography, History, Travel, Geography, Natural Science, Periodicals, Annuals, Keepsakes, Miscellanies, Penny Dreadfuls, Movable Books, Toy Books, Almanacs, Birthday Books, Illustrated Books, Illustrators, Engravers, Publishers, Booksellers, Printers.,