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The Dawn of Wisdom

The Dawn of Wisdom

The Dawn of Wisdom

The Dawn of Wisdom: Selections from the Japanese Collection of the Cotsen Children's Library

by HERRING (Ann)

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(JAPANESE Children's Books).
HERRING (Ann):
The Dawn of Wisdom: Selections from the Japanese Collection of the Cotsen Children's Library.
[Los Angeles:] Cotsen Occasional Press [2000].
Profusely Illustrated in color.
4to., x 136 pp.; printed pictorial wrappers. First edition of this important monograph on Japanese children's books in the Cotsen Children's Library from the late 17th century to the present focusing not only on books and magazines but also on printed games, puzzles, posters, broadsides, prints, panel-theater-sets, educational material for home and school use, and playing cards.
This selection of items gives a survey of the early production of books for children from the Heian Period (794-1185), Tokugawa (Edo) period (ca. 1615-1868), the Meiji Era (1868-1911), Taisho Democracy and its influence (1912-1932), the strong Nationalist sentiments from the 1930s onwards, and the reconstruction period from 1945.

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Bookseller
BATTLEDORE LTD US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
ABB009
Title
The Dawn of Wisdom
Author
HERRING (Ann)
Illustrator
Profusely illustrated
Format/Binding
Printed pictorial wrappers
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Cotsen Occasional Press
Place of Publication
Los Angeles
Date Published
2000
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Japanese, Children's Books, Cotsen
Bookseller catalogs
children's books;
Size
4to.

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About BATTLEDORE LTD

Founded in 1988, Battledore has been promoting children's books and related references/bibliographies through catalogues, by direct mail, online internet sales and special exhibitions, including the annual ABAA Antiquarian Rare Books Fair in New York City (Park Avenue Armory at 67th Street). Since 2002 we have maintained a "by appointment" store front gallery in Kingston NY that is fully operational. For scheduling a visit to discuss collection development, please email us at battledore@mail.com. The President of Battledore Ltd has represented Maurice Sendak as liaison for private collectors and institutions worldwide from 1970 thru 2003 and continues to maintain a fine inventory of his original artwork along with curated selections of original illustration art for children's books by other well-recognized artists and illustrators.

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