ILLUSTRATORS & AUTHORS
Holling Clancy Holling “was best known for his geo-historical-fiction volumes for children, believed that children’s literature should be both entertaining and instructive and therefore filled his adventuresome tales with well-researched historical and scientific data.” Who was this writer, artist and naturalist who remains popular sixty years after his books were published? Holling Clancy Holling was a giant of children’s literature who will long be remembered by children of ALL ages.
[llustrations by the Hollings
Children of Other Lands
NY: Platt and Munk: 1956. 4to orange cloth covers titled and illustrated in black. Pages unnumbered. 5 full page color illustrations and black and white woodcuts on every page. Gift inscription on FEP. Otherwise clean and tight. Watty Piper the invention of P and M editors. No actual author indicated. Illustrations by the Hollings. ISBN: Bookseller Inventory #6072
Price: $ 65.00
1st [Star] edition Large 4to [10X12 inches] hardcover with blue cloth bordered and titled in gold. Paste down cover illustration in color.Decorative Endpapers. Pages unnumbered. (Baumgarten:106pps) Corners bumped, spine tattered. Front hinge taped. List of 12 additional Watty piper titles at back. A number of page tears, some repaired, some not. None of the wonderful illustrations is damaged. Very bright and inviting. Same cover as appears to the left of this listing only in blue. Bookseller Inventory # 208 Price: $80.00