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|Named Person:||Ernest Thompson Seton; A A Milne; Elizabeth Gordon; Mary Steichen Calderone; W W Denslow; Jane Priest; Munro Leaf; Robert Lawson; Edward Steichen|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Milton Bradley Company,; Belknap & Warfield,; McClure, Phillips & Co.,; Doubleday, Page & Company,; E.P. Dutton (Firm),; P.F. Volland Company,; Heritage Press (New York, N.Y.),; Whitney Museum of American Art,|
|Notes:||Seven prospectuses for children's books and one for a children's game, The Uncle Wiggly game, published by Milton Bradley Co. in 1916.
Authors, titles of books, publishers of prospectuses and dates of publication of books: Mother Goose. Denslow's Mother Goose. W.W. Denslow [ed. and ill.]. Belknap & Warfield, [1901?] -- Ernest Thompson Seton. Wild animals at home. Doubleday, Page & Co., 1913 -- A.A. Milne. When we were very young. E.P. Dutton & Co., 1924 -- Elizabeth Gordon. More really-so stories. Jane Priest [co-author]. P.F. Volland Company, 1929 -- Aesop's fables. [new version written by] Munro Leaf. Robert Lawson [ill.] Heritage Press, 1941 -- Mary Steichen Calderone. The first picture book. [photographs by] Edward Steichen. Whitney Museum of American Art, 1991.
Prospectus for Denslow's Mother Goose (the first American publisher of which was McClure, Phillips & Co. in 1901) issued by Hartford, Conn., publisher, Belknap & Warfield, but no such book issued by that publisher has been identified.
Prospectus for More really-so stories in bookmark format.
Prospectus for Aesop's fables forms the entire issue of the Heritage Press's Monthly magazine of the Junior Heritage Club.
Includes two different prospectuses for The first picture book, the first for it as a limited edition, the second for it as a trade edition; both prospectuses issued by the Whitney Museum of American Art.
|Description:||8 pieces : illustrations ; 12-23 x 7-19 cm|
- Seton, Ernest Thompson, -- 1860-1946. -- W ild animals at home.
- Milne, A. A. -- (Alan Alexander), -- 1882-1956. -- When we were very young.
- Gordon, Elizabeth, -- 1866-1922. -- More really-so stories.
- Calderone, Mary Steichen, -- 1904-1998. -- First picture book.
- Denslow, W. W. -- (William Wallace), -- 1856-1915.
- Priest, Jane.
- Leaf, Munro, -- 1905-1976.
- Lawson, Robert, -- 1892-1957.
- Steichen, Edward, -- 1879-1973.
- Uncle Wiggly game.
- Mother Goose.
- Denslow's Mother Goose.
- Aesop's fables.
- Children's books.
- Publishers and publishing -- United States.