Children’s Illustrated Literature Collection

sing-a-song-for-sixpence-no-findingLaunched with seed money from the Friends of the Adelphi Library, the Children’s Illustrated Literature Collection focuses on the Golden Age of Children’s Book Illustration (generally considered to be from 1860-1930s) and also includes fine examples of illustrated literature from other periods and primers. In order to present a focused yet comprehensive collection, the collection contains original editions, high-quality facsimiles, and reference books to support research.

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