"BLOWING THE HORN FOR FINE BOOKS FOR BOYS & GIRLS"
MILLER, Bertha M. (Ed.) THE HORN BOOK. Boston: Women's Educational and Industrial Union, 1924-1962. VOLS. I-XXXVIII. An uninterrupted run of 38 volumes of this important children's book periodical. An invaluable resource for the study of children's books in the 20th century. Published four times a year by The Bookshop for Boys and Girls until 1934 when it became bimonthly. This collection includes Beatrix Potter's final original publication: "Way-by-Wall" (Volume XX, Number 3. May-June, 1944.) In original wrappers, bound in cloth library bindings of various colors. Ex-library, with stamps to front covers of each issue. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Light shelf wear. A fine uninterrupted run of this length is rare on the market.