Collecting Children's Books: Art, Memories, Values.

Fleisher, Noah and Zittle, Lauren.

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Showcasing some of the finest books and accompanying artwork from Grimm’s Fairy Tales

illustrated by Arthur Rackham (around $480) to a first edition of How the Grinch Stole Christmas

(around $3,500), this discusses the delights of collecting. If you are focused, and willing to learn what’s out there, and what to pay for it there is a broad world of charming books awaiting you.


$52.95
$12.95

SKU: 9781440245299


Description

When We Were Very Young Children's Books delight the young and the young at heart. From the gentle ritual of Goodnight Moon to the incredible odyssey of bad boy Max in Where the Wild Things Are, these timeless tales remain with us as certainly as a mother's hug. Collecting Children's Books showcases some of the finest books and accompanying artwork from 1900 to the present in a warm, informative and exquisite fashion, reminding us all of the joy found in this transcendent genre. From Winnie-the-Pooh to Curious George, Alice in Wonderland to Mary Poppins, and from The Poky Little Puppy to The Very Hungry Caterpillar, you will enjoy a treasure trove of remarkable--and highly collectible--children's literature. This delightful hardcover book features: * More than 100 years of classic and collectible Children Books, including values for signed and unsigned First Edition works.*500 color images* Original art from such masters as Garth Williams (Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little), Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are) and Dr. Seuss.* Collecting tips, what to look for when buying, and lists of suggested readings by era for those seeking to rediscover the pleasure--and value--found in children's literature.

Book Details

Author Fleisher, Noah and Zittle, Lauren.
Format HC
Publisher F&W Publications Inc
Imprint Krause Publications
Number of Pages 224
Publish Date 26/11/2015
Catalogue May19
Catalogue book number 70