The exhibition showcases children’s books printed in the last 400 years, from 1600 to 2000.
The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures for Little Children, Heinrich Hoffmann. After the sixth edition of the celebrated German work of Dr. Heinrich Hofmann Leipsic (Leipzig), 1848. Lender: The Morgan Library & Museum
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum, Illustrated by W. W. Denslow, New York, 1900. Lender: Peter E. Hanff. Photo credit: Robert Lorenzson
Make Way for Ducklings, Robert McCloskey, New York, 1941. Lender: Ellen A. Michelson. Photo credit: Robert Lorenzson
Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown, Illustrated by Clement Hurd, New York, 1947. Lender: Ellen A. Michelson. Photo credit: Robert Lorenzson
The Cat in the Hat, Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel), New York, 1957. Lender: Ellen A. Michelson. Photo credit: Robert Lorenzson
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J. K. Rowling, London, 1997. Lender: Cotsen Children’s Library, Princeton University
Images courtesy The Grolier Club