RARE, COMPLETE SET OF THE INFANT’S LIBRARY, SIXTEEN MINIATURE BOOKS FROM THE DAWN OF CHILDREN’S PUBLISHING, HOUSED IN ORIGINAL PAINTED WOODEN BOOKCASE
(MARSHALL, John, publisher). The Infant's Library. London, circa 1800. Sixteen volumes.
Complete set of The Infant’s Library, early children’s book publisher John Marshall’s clever collection of sixteen miniature volumes “for the instruction and amusement of young people,” housed in their original wooden bookcase with painted sliding panel. Excellent, significant and rare. $16,000.