Denslow's ABC book.

Author
Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : G.W. Dillingham Co., 1903 (New York : J.J. Little & Co.)
Description
[12] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Rare books genre
Series
Denslow's picture books for children
Notes
  • Wrapper title.
  • "Published August 1903"--Copyright page.
  • "To Mira Bowles"--Copyright page.
  • "For these books, W. W. Denslow has revised and adapted several of the best classical fairy tales. He has improved these stories by elimination of all coarseness, cruelty, and everything that might frighten children. They are new; more beautiful and striking in both text and picture than any children's books heretofore published. Each book is filled with pictures of action and fun in brilliant colors. The twelve books are uniform in size"--Rear wrapper.
  • In verse.
  • Cover p. 2 and 3 are white with color-printed pictures.
  • Relief illustrations, color printed; figures depicted include the Scarecrow and Tin Man characters from L. Frank Baum's Oz books; first printing as described in Greene & Hearn below.
  • CTSN copy: Inscribed verso f. cover "To / Edward Holbrook / From / Mualmu Jenckes / Oct. 3, 1906.".
Binding note
Pub. white col. pictorial. self wrappers with advertisement on rear.
References
Greene & Hearn. W. W. Denslow, 29K
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Place name(s)
United States New York New York.
Other title(s)
  • ABC book
  • A B C book
OCLC
122307673
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