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Author Name    Whalley, Joyce Irene

Title   COBWEBS TO CATCH FLIES ILLUSTRATED BOOKS FOR THE NURSERY AND SCHOOLROOM 1700-1900

Binding   Cloth

Book Condition   Very good +

Jacket Condition   Very Good + Jacket

Edition   First American Edition

Publisher   Berkeley Univeristy of California Press 1974

ISBN Number    0520029313 / 9780520029316

Seller ID   41

8vo (10” x 7.5”). pp. 163. Blue cloth covered boards with titles stamped in silver on the spine. 155 illustrations reproduced in color and B/W; extensive bibliography, publisher index and list of selected children’s book collections; pictorial dust jacket. Faint age toning to page edges o/w in Very Good+ condition in unclipped Very Good+ DJ. A revealing study of educational children’s picture books used in home schooling from 1700 to 1900. These books were designed to teach a child reading, writing, arithmetic as well as the correct interpretation of scripture, history, the natural world and life in other lands. An exhaustive study for the social and educational historian.

school books, children's illustration, whalley, education, educational, history

Price = 12.50 USD



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