Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition
Size: Large 8vo
Publisher: Toronto: Toronto Public Library, 1975.
A nice 2 volume set of this first edition/ (Volume I being 1975 reprint) in Very Good+ condition. Both volumes show some bumping and rubbing to edges and spine as well as a little soiling of page edges. Bound in greenish blue decorative cloth. Text block is clean and tight.
This catalog is a record of early English children's books in the Osborne Collection, Boys and Girls House, Toronto Public Library. Published first in 1958, and reprinted here (and in 1966) with corrections, this 2 volume set has become a standard reference for the study and research of early children's books. An important addition to the collector's library. Introduction by Edgar Osborne; Vol. 1 & 2.