The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book. (Opie)

The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book. (Opie)

The result of years of collecting, this book contains 800 rhymes and 500 little pictures in the style of old woodcuts. The full versions of many, many rhymes. An essential reference and a pleasure to thumb through.



The Annotated Mother Goose.

The Annotated Mother Goose.

Fascinating footnotes to the common and less common rhymes, telling of each rhyme's origin in the days when "children's" literature did not exist. Many samples of famous illustrators and early woodcuts. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.



The History of the Celebrated Nanny Goose ...

The History of the Celebrated Nanny Goose ...

Two stories, not poems, of famous characters. Some illustrations in colour, with an afterword by Judith St. John.



Children's Toys of Yesterday.

An endlessly fascinating 'photograph album' of children's toys and dolls from private collections and museums throughout Europe, about 260 photographs in all. Twelve additional plates of coloured drawings and a dramatic magenta, yellow, and green jacket.
Note: This book has been sold.



Make Your Own Dolls.

Make Your Own Dolls.

How to do it book with many photos and simple patterns. Note: This book has been sold.



Land of Narnia.

How C. S. Lewis came to write these books, what sort of person he was, and the hidden meaning of the Narnia stories. With wide margins, containing drawings and photos, this would make a nice present for a good young reader.



Towards a High Attic.

"The Early Life of George Eliot." By an English author whose many children's novels involve the arts.



One Fairy Story Too Many.

"The Brothers Grimm and Their Tales." Explains the real origins of the Grimm tales, many not from authentic folk tellers, some even French; how the Brothers deliberately falsified the origins of the tales and how Wilhelm continued to adapt them.



Minders of Make-Believe by Leonard Marcus.

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ABC for Book Collectors by John Carter.

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