Two versions of the well-known ABC tale, The History of An Apple Pie, both from the early 19th century, but which came first?
A curious production from the early 1920s intended to mimic motion in a book for young readers. Each “movie” is viewed by turning back successive panels on a scored page to reveal new scenes. While a bit awkward to manipulate, the idea works well enough to entertain and delight.
Wonder movies by Victor M Earle; Illustrated by Benjamin Seielstad
(Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Page, 1923).
The Book of accidents: designed for young children. New Haven : S. Babcock, Sidney’s press, 1831.
And it only gets worse . . .
Read the entire book online: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/getSETS.asp?ITEM=2013671
A set of 5 (out of 6 published) titles in the Captain Ginger series,
written by Isabel Anderson and published in 1910 & 1911. (Boston : C.M. Clark).
These copies were the author’s own, specially bound in limp suede covers.
[Unknown juvenile artist. Scrapbook of scenes from the lands of Browlia and Frowlia, ca. 1899]
The official postage of Browlia
One of many curious Browlian beasts – the Lizard of Horlon
A limerick about cats