Hand-Book to the Marsupialia and Monotremata

Categories: Nature & Natural History
Hand-Book to the Marsupialia and Monotremata

Here is another from the Lloyd's Natural History series, published in the late 19th century.  This title has 38 plates, representing only a small part of the information in the volume  (Most volumes, olumes, covering almost the entire animal kingdom, had 30 or more color plates, about 5 by 7 inches.) As with other Lloyd titles, this book can be found, usually for under $200. The plates being intact make it desirable. The Gallery has links to all the plates, both with and without the captions.   The images below link to the individual image pages where they are available for download in various sizes for free. Title: Lloyd's Natural History. A Hand-Book to the Marsupialia and Monotremata Author: Richard Lydekker, B.A, F.R.S., Vice-President of the Geological Society, etc.,etc.,etc. Artist: Various. Publisher: Edward Lloyd Date Published: 1896 [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="Great Grey Kangaroo, Macropus giganteus"][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="Black-Tailed Wallaby, Macropus ualabutus "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="Red-Necked Wallaby Macropus ruficollis "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="Parry's Wallaby, Macropus parryi "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="Dama Wallaby, Macropus eugenii "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="Brush-Tailed Rock-Wallaby Petrogale pencillata "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="143" caption="Queensland Tree-Kangaroo, Dorcopsis lumholtzi "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="Common Rat-Kangaroo, Potorous tridaclylus "][/caption] [caption ...

Johnny Gruelle: Rhymes for Kindly Children

Categories: Children, FeaturedSingle
Johnny Gruelle: Rhymes for Kindly Children

Johnny Gruelle, of course, is the beloved creator of the Raggedy Ann dolls, and subsequently the Raggedy Ann and Andy series books.  He illustrated extensively prior to this, including classics such as Grimm’s Fairy Tales, and this book is a great example of his other work.   Many of his books are digitized at Project Gutenberg. "Rhymes for Kindly Children" is subtitled "Modern Mother Goose Jingles."  It is more blatantly geared toward teaching children proper manners, though, and even the titles reveal this end.  Children, of course, will not always embrace such obviousness, and perhaps this is why the rhymes themselves never became quite as popular as the traditional Mother Goose fare.   The illustrations are nice though, and especially of interest to any Gruelle fan. I have placed some representative images below, all linked to the GALLERY.  The full list is viewable there. Title: Rhymes for Kindly Children:  Modern Mother Goose Jingles Author: Ethel Fairmont Artist: Johnny Gruelle Publisher: P. F. Volland Company Date Published: 1916 Click a thumbnail to visit the gallery page for the image where it can be downloaded in many very high resolution sizes. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="130" caption="Albert's Pet Bunny "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="135" caption="Bird Friends"][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="137" caption="Gathering Berries "][/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="135" ...

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