The First Picture Book & The Second Picture Book; Everyday Things For Babies (First)

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1930 & 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Unpaginated. 21.5 x 19 cm. Mary Steichen Martin and Edward Steichen created this children's book of photographs convinced that young children live within the world of their immediate surroundings. These uncomplicated pictures create a space for a parent and child to construct a narrative that is open ended. The First Picture Book focuses on individual items that a child comes in contact in everyday life, such as a clock, a telephone, and a pair of socks. The Second Picture Book concentrates on photographs of various activities for children, such as drawing, playing the piano, and bathing. Boards stained and rubbed, interior quite clean. Hinges cracked but holding. Blue cloth covered boards & Pink Cloth covered boards. Good. Item #2915

Price: $350.00