Facsimile Editions of Early English Children's Books from the Osborne Collection, Toronto Public Library. [35 facsimile volumes in 28 slipcases, plus the descriptive companion volume]. Children's Books.

Facsimile Editions of Early English Children's Books from the Osborne Collection, Toronto Public Library. [35 facsimile volumes in 28 slipcases, plus the descriptive companion volume]

London, Bodley Head, 1983/ [the originals date from the 1700s and 1800s].

Various sizes, paginations and bindings (replicating the originals), housed in the original publisher's printed cardboard carton.

A fine set in the fine slipcases; the packing carton is a little used.

The 35 titles are: Orbis Sensualium Pictus; Goody Two-Shoes; A New Year's Gift for Little Masters & Misses; The Birth-Day Gift, or the Joy of a New Doll, from Papers cut by a Lady; The Death and Burial of Cock Robin; The Moving Adventures of Old Dame Trot and her Comical Cat; The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast; The Peacock 'At Home'; The Mansion of Bliss; Diamonds and Toads; Jack and Jill, and Old Dame Gill; Scripture Histories; A Visit to the Bazaar; The Ocean and its Inhabitants; The Traditional Faery Tales; The Gallant History of Bevis of Southampton; A Mournful Ditty of the Death of Fair Rosamund; The Sweet and Pleasant History of Patient Grissel; Hop-o'my-Thumb and the Seven League Boots; Old Nurse's Book of Rhymes, Jingles and Ditties; The New Picture Book; The Dog's Dinner Party; In Fairy Land; Sing-Song; The Alphabet of Old Friends; Puss in Boots; A Book of Nonsense; Under the Window; Cinderella; The Diverting History of John Gilpin; The Babes in the Wood; The Nursery 'Alice'; The Baby's Own Aesop; The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls; and Kate Greenaway's Calendar for 1884.

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