One Hundred Books Famous in Children’s Literature. Chris Loker, Jill Shefrin.

One Hundred Books Famous in Children’s Literature.

2015. The Grolier Club, 2015.

4to (11 x 8.25 inches), 318 [1] pp. numerous color illustrations. Hightower and Koch Antiquarian types. Design and typography by Jerry Kelly. Stiff paper wraps, illustrated in full color on upper cover. New.

§ Trade edition. Detailed descriptions of one hundred famous children’s books and related items on show at the Grolier Club, December 9 2014 - February 7 2015. With essays by Justin Schiller, Jill Shefrin, Brian Alderson, and Nick Clark. The sixth and latest entry in the venerable “Grolier Hundred” series of catalogues. Previous Grolier Hundred lists have covered English Literature (1903), American Literature (1946), Science (1958), Medicine (1994), and Fine Printed Books (1999). A pleasure to read for anyone with fond memories of children's books and a cornerstone reference for serious collectors. Item #107156

Price: $65.00