Catalogue 100: The Children's World of Learning 1480-1880 (parts 1-10)
Utrecht: Forum, 1994-2002. First edition. Soft cover. Variously paged and illustrated. Pricelists laid in. A little wavy and dusty from storage, spines faded. Very good. Item #31335
Sumptuous catalogues offering "printed books, manuscripts, broadsides and prints illustrating four centuries of education and popular culture in Western Europe with emphasis [on] the Low Countries." Each catalogue focuses on specific themes, such as ABC books, incunables, natural history, scrapbooks, fables and fairy tales, courtesy books, miniature prining and writing, pedagogy, arithmetic, almanacs, drawing books, chapbooks, Robinson Crusoe, and much more. Hundreds of items in each part, described in detail. An eleventh part was published, which isn't here. Sold as a group. Heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering. Cannot be sent outside the US.