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The Dartons image sample

The Dartons, Publishers of  Educational Aids Pastimes & Juvenile Ephemera, 1787 – 1876:  A Bibliographical Checklist.  Together with a description of the Darton Archive as held by the Cotsen Children’s Library, Princeton University Libray & A brief history of printed teaching aids.  By Jill Shefrin.  Linen binding with color dustjacket.  Printed mailing folder.  522 pp.  284 color illustrations.  Los Angeles: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2009
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Small Alunno image

The Glory of the Art of Writing: The Calligraphic Work of Francesco Alunno of Ferrara.  By Nicolas Barker.  Los Angeles: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2009.  141 pp. (text); 231 pp. (facsimile).  231 color plates.  Two volumes, regular and oblong quarto.  Blue cloth in custom slipcase. Printed mailing folder.
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Image from Dawn of Wisdom

The Dawn of Wisdom: Selections from the Japanese Collection of the Cotsen Children's Library. Edited by Don J. Cohn, with text by Ann Herring. Illustrated throughout. Paperback (29 x 21 cm.), 136 pp., Los Angeles: The Cotsen Occasional Press, 2000.
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Front cover of Neatly Dissected

Neatly Dissected for the Instruction of Young Ladies and Gentlemen in the Knowledge of Geography: John Spilsbury and Early Dissected Puzzles.
Jill Shefrin. Photographs and illustrations throughout. Paperback (19 x 23 cm.), 40 pp., Los Angeles: The Cotsen Occasional Press, 1999.
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Image from Virtue by Design

Virtue by Design: Illustrated Chinese Children's Books from the Cotsen Children's Library.
Don J. Cohn. Illustrated throughout. Paperback (29 x 21 cm.), 90 pp., Los Angeles: The Cotsen Occasional Press, 2000.
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Image from Marseilles, Genoa, Pisa

Marseilles, Genoa & Pisa: A Beatrix Potter Photograph Album: Representing a Pictorial Biography.
Introduction by Ivy Trent. Illustrated throughout. Cloth (34.5 x 44 cm.), Lunenberg, VT: Stinehour Press, 1998.
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Image from the catalog of the Cotsen Beatrix Potter collection

The Beatrix Potter Collection of Lloyd Cotsen.
Margit Sperling Cotsen, Judy Taylor, Anne Stevenson Hobbs, and Ivy Trent. Illustrated throughout. Hardcover (28.5 x 36 cm.), 190 pp. Los Angeles: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2004.
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Image from the Beatrix Potter picture letter "Nip and the Chocolate"

Nip and the Chocolate: A Picture Letter from Beatrix Potter to Winifred Warne; April 14, 1906. Introduction by Ivy Trent. Illustrated throughout. Paper wrappers, double-sided accordion folded (18 x 11 cm.), 16 pp. Los Angeles and Princeton: Cotsen Family Foundation and the Cotsen Children's Library, 2004.
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Image from Such Constant Affectionate Care

Such Constant Affectionate Care: Lady Charlotte Finch -- Royal Governess & the Children of George II. Jill Shefrin. Illustrated throughout (28 x 22.5 cm.), 168 pp. Los Angeles: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2003.
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Image from the Mundane to the Magical

From the Mundane to the Magical: Photographically Illustrated Children's Books, 1854-1945 and Beyond.
Mus White. Illustrations. Cloth (28.5 x 22 cm.), 268 pp. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1999.
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Hans Christian Andersen image

Little Rhymes by Hans Christian Andersen, with Little Photos by Harald Paetz.
Illustrations. Cloth (15.5 x 14.5 cm.), 24 pp. Los Angeles: The Cotsen Occasional Press, 2002.
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Images taken from the pamphlet "Readers in the Cotsen Children's Library"

Readers in the Cotsen Children's Library.
Introductions by Andrea Immel. Illustrated throughout. Cloth, double-sided accordion folded (17 x 11 cm.), 46 pp. Princeton: Princeton University Library, 2005.
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Image from the Catalog of the Cotsen Children's Library

A Catalogue of the Cotsen Children's Library from the 15th to the 20th Century.
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