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Title Bibliophile in the nursery : a bookman's treasury of collectors' lore on old and rare children's books / edited, with an introduction & notes, by William Targ.

Publication Info. Cleveland : World Pub. Co., [1957]


Location Call No. Status
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  028.5 TAR    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 503 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates (1 folded) : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Bibliographical footnotes.
Contents Introduction / W. Targ -- The world republic of childhood / P. Hazard -- In the cradle / Mrs. E. M. Field -- Geoffrey Chaucer goes to school / M. Chute -- Milestones of the nursery / from Pierpont Morgan exhibition -- The quest of the knight-prisoner / R. D. Altick -- The moving market ; or, Cries of London town / E. Ball -- John Bunyan and The pilgrim's progress / J. T. Winterich -- A fisher of books and Gumuchian / B. Currie -- John Newbery /F. J. H. Darton -- Nursery rhymes / I. and P. Opie -- Mental pabulum of godly children / M. Kiefer -- Of castaways and islands / V. Starrett -- The work of the Brothers Grimm / J. Campbell -- Little women forever / C. W. Barrett -- The wizardry of L. Frank Baum / D. Dempsey -- The publication of Alice's adventures in wonderland / W. H. Bond -- The McGuffey readers / H. Ford and D. K. Laub -- A twentieth-century look at nineteenth-century children's books / J. Blanck -- My first meeting with Sherlock Holmes / E. Queen -- Collecting contemporary books for children / I. Kerlan -- Illustrators in the nursery / R. W. Ellis -- The Martian artifact / A. Derleth -- The beginnings of "Book week" / F. G. Melcher.
Subject Book collecting.
Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Children's books -- Collectors and collecting.
Children -- Books and reading.
Added Author Targ, William, 1907-1999
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