Boston: The Horn Book, Inc, Horn Book Papers Vol. 1, 1965/1957, 3rd printing; brown cloth, in terracotta jacket, 16 x 24 cm; 458 pp incld. indexes. Reference biography, hardback.
The Newbery Medal books (not Honor books) from the beginning of the award to 1955. With a book note, an excerpt, and a biographical note on the author and also the author's acceptance speeches, if available, thus an interesting reference. A article on Frederic G. Melcher, a tireless advocate for the publication of good books for children and the founder of the award, by Mahoney. Also an amusing article on Newbery himself by Arthur Bowie Chrisman, the author of Shen of the Sea, Newbery Medal for 1926.
CONDITION: Near Fine in Very Good jacket; no names, straight, tight in jacket with rubbed spine ends and top; unclipped 10.00. Item #22358