Children’s Pleasures: Books, Toys and Games from the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood
V & A Publications, London, 1996
Capa dura com sobre-capa com ilustração editorial | Hardcover with pictorial illustrated dust-jacket | Couverture rigide reliée et jaquette éditeur illustrée.
192 páginas | pages. 22,8 x 28 x 1,9 cm.
Papel de alta qualidade | Papier d’haute qualité | High quality paper
Profusamente Ilustrado | Profusely Illustrated | Abondamment ilustre
Livro em muito bom estado | Book in very good + condition | Condition: très bon état.
Idioma | Language: Inglês | English
Presents a treasury of dolls, teddy bears, books and games. The book should be of interest to collectors and those with a penchant for childhood memories. There are storybook heroes and heroines, dolls, dolls’ houses, soft toys, forts and soldiers oonjure up the world of childhood.
Children’s pleasures is a delightful treasury of children’s toys, games and books from past and present. With more than 350 illustrations in colour and black-and-white, it is full of unexpected details covering childhood activities from birth to adolescence. Originating from the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood, the book draws on the world’s largest display of toys and a huge library of children’s books, using these unique resources to set the scene for a fascinating commentary on growing up. Images of childhood are a powerful source of nostalgia for many adults and these pages are full of familiar memories – from story-book heroes and heroines to everyone’s favourite teddy bear or doll. Short, highly illustrated sections survey the many activities and possessions that have brought enjoyment to children through the ages.
Children’s Pleasures can be read as a continuous story, dipped into or used for reference. It also includes a comprehensive bibliography and listing of the world’s major collections of childhood memorabilia.