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Some of the best illustrators of children's books from the late 1880s to the 1920s are documented here. Drawing from an extensive variety of baby books, this volume showcases the highly collectible works of Anne Anderson, Frances Brundage, Clara Burd, Bertha Corbett, Fanny Cory, Melcema Denny, Bessie Pease Gutmann, Queen Holden, Maud Humphrey, Henrietta Le Mair, Jessie Wilcox Smith, Ida Waugh, and more. Over 400 colour photos depict delightful babies and children as portrayed by these talented artists. Brief biographical sketches of the artists are provided, along with an alphabetical listing and price guide of illustrated baby books. Also included is a unique chapter identifying the actual children whose names are inscribed in many of the beautiful illustrations. A wonderful volume sure to please art aficionados, contemporary illustrators, historians, and children's book collectors.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764319471
ISBN-10: 0764319477
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 216mm x 15mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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