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Animals, Picture Book, Educational
Chicago: Merrill Publishing Company, 1949. An unnumbered 12 page illustrated linen paper story book (including covers). Each page features a new animal with a verse about the animal and colorful illustration by George Trimmer. Some animals included are 'Goose', 'Puppy', 'Rabbit' and 'Horse'. The book was published by Merrill, and.....
children's books, fairy tales, fairies, princesses
London; New York: Frederick Warne & Co. 11 leaves including covers. dark blue paper wrapper with colored decorative border and decorative elements on the cover, and "Price One Shilling; or, Mounted With Linen, Two Shillings" written across the top. Includes 6 full page, color illustrations. Back cover lists the different.....
children's books, religion
London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, ca. 1850. 8 pages, bound in tan paper wrapper with decorative border and circular vignette, printed in blue ink. Engraved quarter page illustration. One book from an 11-book set. 3 1/4" x 4 1/2". OCLC- 2 full sets; 0 individual (Aug, 2018).
Nursery book, nursery rhyme, mother Hubbard, Mother goose,
New York: Platt adn Munk Co Inc, 1939. A charming children's book full of Mother Goose Rhymes and colorful illustrations. In addtion to the classic rhymes the book also features several short stories, such as "Good Doggies" and "The Quack Quack Family". There is also an ABC section to the.....
sheet music, music sheet, bye baby bunting
London: Dean & Co., 1840s. Hand colored lithograph on board/heavy stock sheet music with words and music in a central decorative element surrounded by relevant illustrations. Depicts and child at home with vignettes of father on a rabbit hunt. Base shows the successful return of the father. Price marked at.....
Children's Illustrations, Perrault, Adaptations, Morals and Cautionary Tales
London, England: Darton and Co., 1840s. A scarce edition of fairy tales in verse for children with hand-stenciled illustrations, published by Darton and Co. It features adaptations of the following tales: Little Red Riding Hood; Blue Beard; Cinderella; Little Thumb and the Ogre; Puss in Boots; Whittington and His Cat;.....
linen book, Saalfield's Muslin Books, anthropomorphism, nursery books, early learning, This Little Piggy
New York, NY; Akron, OH; Chicago, IL: Saalfield's Publishing Company, 1910. This charming linen book tells the classic finger and toe counting nursery rhyme 'This Little Piggy'. Each page features a line from the rhyme, such as "This little pig has some nice roast beef", with a corresponding colorful illustrations.....
Bedtime Stories, Anthropomorphism
Chicago: Merrill Publishing Company, 1949. An unnumbered 12 page illustrated linen r story book (including covers). The book was published by Merrill, and has #1534 printed on the cover. The book is full of bedtimes stories, such as "Tommy Turtle", "Peach Blossom and Lotus Flower", and "The Wolf and the.....
nursery rhymes, grandmother goose series, poetry, children's poetry, verse, poem
New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1882. 16 pp (including covers) The book contains several nursery rhymes as well as corresponding imagery. Some of the rhymes included are Little Tom Tucker, Hot Cross Buns, and Peter White. Six full-page and one double color illustrations. Many of the illustrations are novelties (having several.....
nursery rhymes, grandmother goose series, poetry, children's poetry, verse, poem
New York: McLoughlin Brothers, c1890s. 16 pp (including covers) The book contains several nursery rhymes as well as corresponding imagery. Some of the rhymes included are Up Piccadilly, Little Jack Horner, Tom the Piper Son. Six full-page and one double color illustrations. Many of the illustrations are novelties (having several.....
children's books, picture books
Albany, NY: E. H. Pease & Co. 8 leaves, green paper wrapper with small illustration of children playing in a park surrounded by large decorative elements. Hand colored illustrations throughout. half-page illustrations and two full-page illustrations. Back cover has a list of "Popular Games and Toy Books for Young People".....
Handmade, Lace Paper, Love and Friendship. Little Red Ridinghood
United States: 1870s. Handmade duodecimo Valentine (5.5" by 3.75") using green polished paper, Victorian scraps, and very fine examples of lace paper. One lace paper utilizes floral motifs, while the other depicts a bucolic scene with stags The embossed die-cut scrap is of Little Red Ridinghood and the Wolf....
Children's Poetry, Morality, Kindness
New York: McLoughlin Bros. c1870. Unpaginated. Illustrated Wrap. 6 full page lithograph illustrations. Verses include Unwilling Pussy, Lucy and Dash, Be Kind to They Father, Be Kind to Thy Mother, Be Kind to Thy Sister and finally Be Kind to Thy Brother. McLoughlin advertising back cover. Measures 9 1/2" x......
book mock up, animals
Bremen, Germany: Paul Meyer, n.d. ca. 1942. illustrated applied cover, Image mock-up for book. Heavy card stock pages with illustrated color papers attached, each picture is of an animal and some pages are a collage of the habitat. 7 3/4" x 8 1/2" paper on cover has tears in corner.
johnny crow, anthropomorphic bird,
London: Frederick Ware and Co., 1949. Reprint. Unpaginated hard cover with paste down illustration. Color frontispiece and full page illustrations periodically throughout the book. Each page with black and white line drawings. Two small spots of faint discoloration on dust jacket. See image.
Fay and Cox engravers, nursery rhymes, Hoppin
New York: Hurd and Houghton. 21 unnumbered pages. Yellow pictorial cover, illustrated by Hoppin, engraved by Fay and Cox. The nursery rhyme "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe" arranged with black and white engraved illustrations. 8" x 6 1/2" text block detached from cover, some staining and wear.
Gilt cover picture books, picture book, Juvenile literature
New York: McLoughlin Brothers, c1890. This book includes four poems and their corresponding full=page, color chromolithographs. The poems are: Sister Nell, Dollie, Golden Hair, and Dog Shaggie. The images themselves are richly colored. The front cover is green with gilded accents. The main images is of a trellis with climbing.....
Little Bo Peep, Chromolithography
New York, New York: McLoughlin Bros. c.1875. A scarce illustrated edition of "Little Bo Peep", from McLoughlin's "Little Folks Series", featuring six full-page chromolithographed illustrations. Square 12mo (7.25" by 5.75"), pp. , illustrated, sewn in original illustrated wrappers with advertisement for Swift's Combination Toy Blocks on the lower wrapper. Approx.....
fairy tales, nursery rhymes, picture books, Juvenile,
New York: McLoughlin Brothers, c1870. 14 pp (including wrappers), yellow covers with printed litho illustrations. The design on the cover only uses two colors, red and green, while the interior pages' illustrations are in full color. The book tells an elaboration of the classic nursery rhyme "Little BoPeep". There is.....
New York: McLoughlin Bros. 1850. unnumbered. Printed yellow paper cover illustrated in black and red, text with black and white illustrations throughout. The story of Margery Meanwell and her struggles. She and her brother are orphaned and Margery has only one shoe. She is taken in and given two shoes.....
nursery rhymes, early learning, poem, poetry, anthropomorphism, children's poetry
Edinburgh, Scotland: William P Nimmo, 1873. 6 leaves (2 unnumbered text leaves, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates of color illustrations). Tells the classic poem of "Mother Hubbard and her Dog". One interior front and back cover is printed music for the poem. The four leaves of color illustrations are illuminated.....
Marionette, Articulated Paper Doll, Movable Toy, Paper Playthings, Childhood Ephemera
London, Printed in Bavaria: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd. A 12" x 8" embossed die-cut marionette of articulated paper doll comprised of three parts. The doll is wearing the traditional red riding hood. At first view her arms are tucked behind her cape. When the green string on the reverse.....
Nursery book, Juvenile literature
London: Dean & Son, c1860. 8 leaves. Hand colored illustrations all pages. The adventures of newly acquired naughty little pig in rhyming verse. A seemingly nice animal at the time of purchase goes bad... The last line of the book reads "Before another night shall pass, she'd turn the pig.....
Bears, Social Situations, Early Childhood Learning
New York: McLoughlin, 1874. Gilt enhanced chromolithograph wraps. 6 leaves. 6 full page color plates. The adventures and misadventures of a mother bear and her cubs. Back cover promotes McLoughlin products including info on Aunt Louisa's Big Picture Series, Gilt Cover Picture Books and more. Measures 9" x 10 3/4".....