Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Horn Book
Date Published: 
Edition: 1st, 3rd issue
Binding: Hard Cover
Third printing. 8 x 10-1/2 inches. xvi,(3),-527pp.(1). Hardcover with worn dustwrapper with marks and tears, good condition otherwise. Inside Exlibrary markings on both front and back end papers otherwise good condition.
More than 250 black-and-white illustrations are sprinkled throughout all sections of the book.
Content includes comprehensive chapters on the history and development of illustrated books for children, in Europe and America. Part One: History and Development and discusses contemporary techniques in graphic reproduction; Part Two: Alphabetic list containing over 250 biographies of illustrators living at the time of publication.; Part Three: Bibliographies, one of illustrators, the other of authors, and their works; Part Four: Appendix. First edition 1947. Second printing 1961.
Good / Good. Item #8974