By: Billington, Elizabeth T., selected and edited by. Appreciation by Maurice Sendak.

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Book Condition: Very Good

288 pp, oblong (9 5/8" H x 10 1/2" D). Profusely illustrated in sepiatone and colour. Contents: Production Notes; Preface; Wood-Engraved Picture of Randolph Caldecott; Randolph Caldecott: An Appreciation, by Maurice Sendak; A Quest For Caldecott; The Caldecott Medal; Randolph Caldecott and Edmund Evans: A Partnership of Equals, by Michael Hutchins; Selections from the Work of Randolph Caldecott (Early Sketches / European Sketches / American Sketches / Baron Bruno / Old Christmas at Bracebridge Hall / Selections from Other Books / Selections from Aesop's Fables); Selections from Magazine Articles (The Character of Dogs / Fox Hunting: By a Man in a Round Hat); Other Works; The Picture Books (The House that Jack Built / The Diverting History of John Gilpin / The Milkmaid / Hey Diddle Diddle / Unused Drawings From the Queen of Hearts / Miscellaneous Selections from the Picture Books); List of References; Index. Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of hinges, Light stain at bottom of fore-edge of text block, very small soiling mark at bottom of spine, very small red pencil mark on rear endpapers. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, irregular shaped price-clip at top of front flap, a 2" tear archivally taped at top of rear flap, small chip at bottom of spine, light soiling marks - mainly on rear panel and bottom of flap-folds.


Author Name: Billington, Elizabeth T., selected and edited by. Appreciation by Maurice Sendak.

Illustrator: Randolph Caldecott.

Categories: Childrens, Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators, Books About Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Frederick Warne: 1978

ISBN Number: 0723261393

ISBN Number 13: 9780723261391

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 29935

Keywords: Randolph Caldecott, British Artists, Books Illustrators, Book Illustration, Illustrated Books, Biography, Old Christmas at Bracebridge Hall, Baron Bruno, American Sketches, Picture Books, Children's Book, John Glipin, Milkmaid, Hey Diddle Diddle, Queen of Hearts, Edmund Evans, Aesop's Fables, Michael Hutchins, Book Production, Arts & Crafts Movement, Marian Brind Caldecott, James D. Cooper, Juliana Horatia Ewing, Fox Jumps Over Parson's Gate, London Society, 19th Century, Three Jovial Huntsmen, Caldecot Medal.,