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EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS

EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS

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EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS

by Rosenbach, A. S. W.; Newton, A. Edward

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Portland, Maine: The Southworth Press, 1933. Fine in very good slipcase.. Signed limited first edition of the classic work in the field of children's book collecting, one of only 585 copies signed by the great 20th-century bookseller Rosenbach. A detailed bibliography of Rosenbach's personal collection that is now at the Free Library of Philadelphia, with several illustrations hand-colored after the originals. This is an essential reference book for collectors of earlier children's books in the US. 10.5'' x 7.5''. Original quarter red goatskin, illustrated paper boards. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. In original slipcase with printed paper label. Illustrated with many facsimile title pages. lxi, 354, [4] pages. Signed by Rosenbach on limitation page. Slipcase with a number of repairs around joints. Just a touch of wear to book spine.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Author
Rosenbach, A. S. W.; Newton, A. Edward
Book Condition
Used - Fine in very good slipcase.
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
The Southworth Press
Place of Publication
Portland, Maine
Date Published
1933
Keywords
Reference Books,Limited Edition,US American

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Goatskin
Goatskin, leather made from goat, is durable and easy to dye. The original and finest examples of Morocco binding are goatskin....
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Top Edge Gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages...
Facsimile
An exact copy of an original work. In books, it refers to a copy or reproduction, as accurate as possible, of an original...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....

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