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Early English Children"s Books from the Osborne Collection, Toronto Public Library

Early English Children"s Books from the Osborne Collection, Toronto Public Library

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Published by The Bodley Head Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library & Information Sciences

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    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10689660M
    ISBN 100370303717
    ISBN 109780370303710

      In , British librarian and collector Edgar Osborne donated close to two thousand rare and notable children’s books to the Toronto Public Library. The Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books has since grown to include over eighty thousand items, and now occupies the top floor of the Lillian H. Smith library—its entrance guarded by. Toronto Public Library (TPL) (French: Bibliothèque publique de Toronto) is a public library system in Toronto, is the largest public library system in Canada and in , had averaged a higher circulation per capita than any other public library system internationally, making it the largest neighbourhood-based library system in the world.

      In Edgar Osborne, county librarian of Derbyshire, England, donated his collection of early children's books to the Toronto Public Library. The collection . Friends of the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto, ON. likes. The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books is a special collection maintained by the Toronto Public Library.

      Get this from a library! Ingenious contrivances: table games and puzzles for children: based on an exhibition at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library, November 7, February 8, [Jill Shefrin; Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books.; Friends of the Osborne and Lillian H. Smith Collections.].   Osborne Collection. Toronto Public Library has a special collection of books called the Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books. The Osborne Collection includes books, book-related art, toys and games from long ago. The Osborne Collection has items from before That means it has books that are over years old!


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Early English Children"s Books from the Osborne Collection, Toronto Public Library Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books is established when Edgar Osborne donates his personal collection of around 2, rare and notable children’s books to Toronto Public Library. It is donated as a research collection for historical children’s literature.

English illustrated books for children: a descriptive companion to a selection from the Osborne Collection Revised edition Book,   The Osborne Collection,Vol (v.

1) Hardcover – June 1, by Toronto Public Libraries (Author)Author: Toronto Public Libraries. The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books: a catalogue, prepared at Boys and Girls House by Judith St. John ; with an introd. by Edgar Osborne. Toronto Public Library. Facsimile Editions of Early English Children's Books from the Osborne Collection, Toronto Public Library.

[35 facsimile volumes in 28 slipcases, plus the descriptive companion volume] London, Bodley Head, / [the originals date from the s and s]. External links. The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books at the Toronto Public Library.; Friends of the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books; Children's Books History Society, the British Branch of the Friends of the Osborne and Lillian H.

Smith Collections.; An interview illustrated with the department head of the collection with images from vintage alphabet books.

Boys and Girls Services.; Toronto Public Library,; Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books,; University of Toronto Press,] -- A catalogue of the Osborne Collection at Toronto Public Library which includes books, manuscripts and one contains some books covering the period between and The Osborne Collection of early children's books: a catalogue.

Toronto: Toronto Public Library. MLA Citation. Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. and St. John, Judith. and Osborne, Edgar. and Tenny, Dana.

and MacTaggart, Hazel I. The Osborne Collection of early children's books: a catalogue / prepared at Boys and Girls House by. Toronto: Toronto Public Library, 8vo. cloth. xxvi, pages. ISBN: The Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books had its beginnings in a visit by a British librarian, Edgar Osborne, to Toronto Public Library’s Boys and Girls House in Osborne was impressed by the range and quality of children’s services established and flourishing under TPL’s first head of children’s services, Lillian H.

Smith. Visit the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books to view this exhibit of stories and illustrations featuring Winnie-the-Pooh and other beloved bear characters. Free. All are welcome. Located i. The Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books The Lillian H.

Smith branch, Toronto Public Library College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R5 Canada. Mon. – Fri. Sat. ; Closed Sundays and holidays. Phone: Fax: Contacts: General Inquiries – [email protected] Friends of the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books Facebook Supporters of the Toronto Public Library's collections of children's books at the Lillian H.

Smith branch. Created by Hugh Ashton and Bill Brydon. Banner image by Andrew Fare: Rare books & archives of interest to historians and art enthusiasts; Special Collections can be found at the Toronto Reference Library in the Marilyn and Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre.

The Osborne and Merril Collections are located in the Lillian H. Smith branch. Slideshow Pictures from the Library's Special Collections. Get this from a library. The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, a catalogue. [Judith St John; Edgar Osborne; Dana Tenny; Hazel I MacTaggart; Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books.] -- A catalogue of the Osborne Collection at Toronto Public Library which includes books, manuscripts and illustrations.

[Osborne Collection. Facsimile Editions of Early English. Facsimile Editions of Early English Childrens Books from the. Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library: Description: The Osborne Collection features early children's books from Britain and Canada and includes manuscripts, games and archival material in English.

Art holdings include original book-related art illustrations. This is a non-circulating reference collection.

- The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books had its beginnings in a visit by a British librarian, Edgar Osborne, to Toronto Public Library's Boys and Girls House branch in Osborne was impressed by the range and quality of children's services established and flourishing under TPL's first head of children's services, Lillian H.

Smith pins. Osborne had its beginnings in a gift of 2, early children’s books from British librarian Edgar Osborne, in Since then, the Collection, which is open to the public but does not lend books, has grown to include o items.

It includes manuscripts, books, book-related art, archives, ephemera and book-related games. The Friends of the Osborne Collection has over members, primarily located in Canada but extending worldwide.

Our group includes book lovers, storytellers, teachers, professors, collectors, students people who care about early children's books, and want to help build, conserve and promote use of one of the foremost English-language children's book collections. we have supported the. The Osborne Collection is a research and reference collection of early and modern children’s books.

There are nearlyitems in Osborne, ranging from 1 14th-century manuscript of Aesop’s Fables on vellum (animal skin) through early primers and Puritan books, Victorian fantasies, Edwardian animal tales, and notable modern books.Get this from a library!

The Osborne Collection of early children's books, a catalogue prepared at Boys and Girls House. [Judith St John; Edgar Osborne; Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books.].Be the first to ask a question about Box of Delights - Years of Children's Books at The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books Lists with This Book This book is not yet featured on Listopia.