American Picturebooks from Noah’s Ark to the Beast Within
A full-scale survey of children’s picturebooks of this century, examining and evaluating numerous notable books and the work of notable illustrators, from E. Boyd Smith and Wanda Gag to Maurice Sendak and Margot Zemach.
After more than 30 years, this is still the best and most indispensible reference work for the children’s literature collector or dealer. Profusely illustrated with nearly 700 illustrations in color and black & white throughout. Excellent index and notes section.
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This book is the Main Edition.