Illustrated Editions of Children's Books: A Selected List

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Carnegie Library, 1915 - Children - 20 pages
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Page 19 - Parkman's first book, describing his actual wanderings, in 1846, with a company of Sioux Indians across the regions of the Platte river, his buffalo hunting in the Black hills and his return through the Rocky mountains.
Page 16 - Oh for a booke and a shadie nooke, Eyther in-a-doore or out; With the grene leaves whispering overhede, Or the streete cryes all about. Where I maie reade all at my ease, Both of the newe and olde; For a jollie goode booke whereon to looke, Is better to me than golde.
Page 5 - SUMMER fading, winter comes — Frosty mornings, tingling thumbs, Window robins, winter rooks, And the picture story-books. Water now is turned to stone Nurse and I can walk upon ; Still we find the flowing brooks In the picture story-books.
Page 19 - Parkman's account of life among the pioneers and the Indians paints a vivid picture of conditions which have vanished forever. Here is history told in a style as fascinating and compelling as that of Cooper at his best. As Parkman writes in his preface to the edition of 1892, "the Wild West is tamed, and its savage charms have withered. If this book can help to keep their memory alive, it will have done its part.
Page 14 - The Golden Touch, The Paradise of Children, The Three Golden Apples, The Miraculous Pitcher.
Page 17 - Leads all others as the book best descriptive of the life of the American sailor.
Page 16 - The Griffin and the Minor Canon Old Pipes and the Dryad...
Page 12 - Contents: Talking bird, the singing tree and the golden water; Story of the fisherman and the genie; History of the young king of the Black isles ; Story of...
Page 11 - FABLES ; a new translation by VS Vernon Jones, with an introduction by GK Chesterton and illustrations by Arthur Rackham. New York, Garden City Publishing Co. [01939] xxix, 224 p. 22.5 cm. PZ8.2.A254Rac •& First published by William Heinemann of London in 1912, Jones...
Page 17 - ... Boyesen, HH Against heavy odds. Scribner $1.25 The hero is a Norwegian lad and the difficulties he encounters in attempting to restore his father's fortune and make his own name famous, form the theme of the story. Brooks, Noah. Boy emigrants. Scribner $1.25 Full of exciting adventures encountered by some boys who crossed the western plains in the golden days of '49, when those vast regions belonged to wild beasts and Indians.

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