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Newly released from Oak Knoll: "The Dartons: An Annotated Checklist of
Children's Books, Games and Educational Aids Issued by Two Publishing Houses
1787-1876," an extensive, illustrated reference on the two Darton publishing
firms of the 18th and 19th centuries. See the following link for more
information:



<http://www.oakknoll.com/detail.php?d_booknr=71827>



To supplement our offering of this great new reference work, we have created
an online catalogue of over 40 other books about Children's Books. Click on
the link below:

<http://www.oakknoll.com/results.php?s_Catnr=901
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THE DARTONS: AN ANNOTATED CHECKLIST OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS, GAMES AND
EDUCATIONAL AIDS ISSUED BY TWO PUBLISHING HOUSES 1787-1876

By Lawrence Darton

First edition. In 1787 William Darton began engraving and printing
children's books. Over the next 60 years his firm printed over 1,000 books
for young people. In 1804, a separate firm of Darton was founded by
William's oldest son. They published over 1,600 children's titles. The work
contains the details and bibliography of both Darton firms and an index of
their artists and engravers. This work is a major reference source on
juvenilia and the early history of children's books. The author is the
great-great-great-grandson of William Darton. Co-published with The British
Library. There are 70 illustrations in this work.

2005, hardcover with dust jacket, 6.5 x 9 inches, 709 pages

ISBN 1584560770   Order No. 071827   Price: $98.00

SALES RIGHTS: Available in North & South America from Oak Knoll Books.
Available outside North & South America from The British Library.

Click here: <http://www.oakknoll.com/detail.php?d_booknr=71827>

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