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Books from the 1920s
(Sorted by copyright date/time period of illustrations. Click on image to see sample pages)
* Newbery Honor Book





 

NEW 
Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe
Retold in Shorter Form
 for the Child
With Profuse Illustrations

c. 1922
Saalfield Publishing Co 

 

 

The Adventures of
Bunny Bob-Tail

by Ruth Irma Low
Illustrated by Les Stout

c. 1922
Small, Maynard & Company


 

Busy Days with
Bobby and Betty
by Edith M Kovar
Pictures by
Rhoda Chase

c. 1923 (illustrations)
c. 1928 (Text)
Whitman Publishing Co.
Apparent First edition
(inscription dated Nov. 16-28)


ABC Book
Designed and cut on wood
 by C B Falls

c. 1923
Doubleday & Company, Inc.
paperback, edition uncertain



A Child's Book
 of Myths
 Retold and Pictured 
by Margaret Evans Price

c. 1924 
Rand McNally & Co.


 



NEW 
Puss in Boots
and Other Fairy Tales
Including The Goose Girl, 
Snowdrop, Blanch and Rosalinda, 
The Three Soldiers, The Little 
Tin Soldier, The Ugly Duckling, 
and The Yellow Dwarf
"Illustrated"

c.1922
McLoughlin Bro's

 

Little Pictures of Japan
Translated by 
Olive Beaupre Miller
Pictures by Katharine Sturges

c. 1925
The Book House for Children
29th printing, 1952

 

 

 

NEW 
My Book of 
Animal Friends
In Three Parts:
Billy Bunter 
Written and Illustrated 
by Harry Bird
Molly the Mule and
Spark on the Farm
 by Rosalie G. Mendel

c.1925
Whitman Publishing

 

Burgess 
Animal Paint Book
Illustrated 
by Harrison Cady

c. 1925
Saalfield Publishing Co.

 

 


 

 


Clever Bill
by William Nicholson

c.1926
1977 Farrar, Straus
 and Giroux edition


 

 Tales Told in Holland
Translated by 
Olive Beaupre Miller
Illustrated by 
Maud and Miska Petersham

c. 1926
The Book House for Children
29th printing, 1952


The Story of the
Three Bears
by Berta and Elmer Hader

Illustrations c. 1927
1992 edition 
by Stanley Rosen
 Associates



 Nursery Friends From France
Translated by 
Olive Beaupre Miller
Illustrated by 
Maud and Miska Petersham

c. 1927
The Book House for Children
29th printing, 1952

 

Tootle Two
by Bernard Darwin &
 Elinor Darwin

c. 1927
The Nonesuch Press


 


The Dinky Ducklings
by Lang Campbell

c. 1928
The P. F. Volland Co.
Apparent First Edition

 


* Millions of Cats
by Wanda Gag

c. 1928 
Coward-McCann, Inc.
renewal 1956 
by Robert Janssen

Scholastic paperback edition

 

The Birds' 
Christmas Carol
by Kate Douglas Wiggin
With illustrations by
 Helen Mason Grose

c. 1929 (illust.)
c. 1886 (text)
Rand McNally & Co.

 

Twilight Tales
by Patten Beard
Pictures by
 Ruth Caroline Eger

c. 1929
Rand McNally & Co.

 

 

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