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Elizabeth Nesbitt Collection @ Pitt: Illustrators Project: Walter Crane (1845-1914)

This guide identifies some of the 12,000+ resources available in the Nesbitt Collection. Comprised of children's literature and material related to the history of children and their books, collection items date from the 1600's through the present.

Bibliography of Works Illustrated and/or Written by Walter Crane

The Absurd ABC. London : George Routledge and Sons, 1874.

The Adventures of Puffy. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1870.

The Affecting Story of Jenny Wren. London: Ward, Lock and Tyler, 1865.

Aladdin. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1875.

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1873.

The Alphabet of Old Friends. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1874.

Annie and Jack in London. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1869.

Baby's Own Alphabet. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1875.

Beauty and the Beast. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1874.

Bluebeard. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1875.

Calmour, Alfred C. Rhumbo Rhymes; or, The Great Combine: A Satire. London : Harper and Brothers, 1911. 
ENR 821.912 C164r

Carey, Mother. Our Old Uncle's Home, and What the Boys Did There. London: Griffith and Farran, 1872.

Carpenter, Edward. Chants of Labour: A Song Book of the People. London : Swan, Sonnenschein and Co., 1892.

Chattering Jack. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1867.

Cinderella. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1873.

Cock Robin. London: Ward, Lock and Tyler, 1866.

Craik, Mrs. Agatha's Husband. London: Macmillan and Co., 1875.

Crane, Walter. An Alphabet of Old Friends and the Absurd ABC. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York : Thames & Hudson, 1981. 
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. An Artist's Reminiscences. London: Methuen, 1907.

Crane, Walter. The Baby's Bouquet, a Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes with New DressesLondon: Frederick Warne, 1878. 
ENR 784.624 C891 bab 1898 & 1898b

Crane, Walter. The Baby's Opera, a Book of Old Rhymes with New Dresses. London : George Routledge and Sons, 1877. 
ENR 784.624 C891 bao 1877 c1-2 ; ENR 784.624 C891 bao 1898

Crane, Walter. The Baby's Own Aesop, Being the Fables Condensed in Rhyme. London : George Routledge and Sons, 1887.

Crane, Walter. The Bases of Design. London: Bell, 1898.

Crane, Walter. Beauty and the Beast Picture Book: Containing Beauty and the Beast, The Hind in the Wind, The Frog Prince. Walter Cranes's Picture Books Large series vol. one. London and New York : John Lane, n.d. engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. (2 copies) 1 copy [Sept. 1900] 
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. Beauty and the Beast. London and New York : John Lane, n.d. 
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. Best Loved Fairy Tales of Walter Crane. New York : Avenel Books, a division of Crown Publishers, Inc., n.d. 
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. Cartoons for the Cause. London: Twentieth Century Press, 1896.

Crane, Walter. The Claims of Decorative Art. London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1892.

Crane, Walter. Columbia's Courtship. Boston: Prang, 1893.

Crane, Walter. A Floral Fantasy in an Old English Garden. London: Harper and Brothers, 1898.

Crane, Walter. Flora's Feast, a Masque of Flowers. London: Cassell, 1889.

Crane, Walter. A Flower Wedding, Described by Two Wallflowers. London : Cassell, 1905. 
ENR 704.9434 C89 flow

Crane, Walter. Flowers from Shakespeare's Garden: a Posy from the Plays. London: Cassell, 1906. 
ENR 704.9434 C891fls

Crane, Walter. Frog Prince. London and New York : John Lane, n.d.
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. Hazelford Sketch Book. Cambridge, MA: John Barnard Associates, 1937. 
ENR NC1115.C891

Crane, Walter. Hind in the Wood. London & New York : John Lane, n.d.
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. Ideals in Art. London: George Bell and Sons, 1905.

Crane, Walter. India ImpressionsLondon: Methuen, 1907.

Crane, Walter. Legends for Lionel. In pen & pencil by Walter Crane. London : Cassell, 1887.
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. Line and Form. London: George Bell and Sons, 1900.

Crane, Walter. Little Queen Anne. London: Marcus Ward, 1886.

Crane, Walter. Michael Mouse Unfolds his Tale. New Haven : Yale University Library, 1956.

Crane, Walter. Mother Hubbard's Picture Book Containing Mother Hubbard, The Three Bears, the Absurd ABC. London & New York : John Lane: The Bodley Head, n.d. 
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. Mrs. Mundi at Home, The Terrestrial Ball, Lines and Outlines by Walter Crane. London: Marcus Ward, 1875.

Crane, Walter. Of the Decorative Illustration of Books Old and New. London: George Bell, 1896.

Crane, Walter. Pothooks and Perseverance. London: Marcus Ward, 1886.

Crane, Walter. Puss in Boots. London : John Lane, n.d. facsimile edition, Japan : Holp Shuppan, 1981. 
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. Queen Summer or the Journey of the Lily and the Rose. London : Cassell, 1891. 
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. Renasence, a Book of Verse. London: Elkin Matthews, 1891. 
ENR 821.8 C891r

Crane, Walter. The Sirens Three, a Poem. London : Macmillan, 1886.

Crane, Walter. The Sirens Three, a Poem. Boston : Richard G. Badger, n.d. 
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. Slateandpencilvania. London: Marcus Ward, 1885.

Crane, Walter. This Little Pig's Picture Book. Volume 2, London : John Lane, n.d. 
ENR Crane, Walter

Crane, Walter. William Morris to Whistler. London: George Bell, 1911.

The Comical Cat. London: Ward, Lock and Tyler, 1865.

Dale, Nellie. The Walter Crane Infant Reader. London: J.M. Dent, 1899.

Dale, Nellie. The Walter Crane Reader: First Primer. London: J.M. Dent, 1899.

Dale, Nellie. The Walter Crane Reader: Second Primer. London: J.M. Dent, 1899.

de Gruchy, Augusta. Under the Hawthorn and Other VersesLondon: Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1893.

Deland, Margaret. The Old Garden and Other Verses. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1893. 
ENR 811.4 D337o 1894

de Morgan, Mary. The Necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and Other Stories. London: Macmillan, 1880.

Ellis, F. S. The History of Reynard the Fox. London: David Nutt, 1894.

The Fairy Ship. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1870.

The Farmyard Alphabet. George Routledge and Sons, 1865.

The Frog Prince. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1874.

A Gaping-Wide-Mouth Waddling Frog. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1866.

Gilbert, Henry. King Arthur's Knights. London: T.C. and E.C. Jack, 1911.

Gilbert, Henry. Robin Hood and the Men of the Greenwood. London: T.C. and E.C. Jack, 1912.

Goody Two Shoes. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1874.

Gould, F. J. The Children's Plutarch. London: Watts and Co., 1905.

Grammar in Rhyme. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1868.

Grimm, Jacob. Household Stories from the Collection of the Brothers Grimm. Translated from the German by Lucy Crane; and done into pictures by Walter Crane. London: Macmillan, 1917. 
ENR 398.2 G864hs 1917

Harrison, Mrs. Burton. Folk and Fairy Tales. London: Ward and Downey, 1885.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Transformation: Or, the Romance of Monte Beni. London: Smith, Elder, 1865.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1892. 
ENR Hawthorne, Nathaniel

The Hind in the Wood. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1875.

The House that Jack Built. London: Ward, Lock and Tyler, 1865.

How Jessie was Lost. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1868.

Jack and the Beanstalk. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1875.

Johnson, Effie. In the Fire and Other Fancies. London: Elkin Mathews, 1892.

Kelly, Arthur. The Rosebud and Other Tales. London: Fisher and Unwin, 1909.

King Luckieboy's Party. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1870.

Lamb, Charles. A Masque of Days, from the Last Essays of Elia. London: Cassell, 1901. 
ENR 824.7 L218m 1901

Lemon, Jack. Wait for the End. London: Bradbury, Evans, 1866.

Little Red Riding Hood. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1875.

Living English Poets. London: Kegan Paul, 1882.

MacGregor, Mary. The Story of Greece. London: T.C. and E.C. Jack, 1913.

Marzials, Theo. Pan Pipes, a Book of Old songs. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1883. 
ENR 784.8 M393 p 1904 ; ENR 784.8 M393p

Mayhew, H. and A. Mayhew. The Magic of Kindness: Or, the Wondrous Story of the Good Huan.London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin, 1869.

Meiklejohn, J. M. D. The Golden Primer, part I. London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1884.

Meiklejohn, J. M. D. The Golden Primer, part II. London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1885.

Molesworth, Mrs. The Adventures of Herr Baby. London: Macmillan, 1881. 
ENR Fad PZ7 M732Ad 1881

Molesworth, Mrs. Carrots. London: Macmillan and Co., 1876.

Molesworth, Mrs. The Children of the Castle. London: Macmillan, 1890.

Molesworth, Mrs. A Christmas Child. London: Macmillan, 1880.

Molesworth, Mrs. A Christmas Posy. London: Macmillan, 1888. 
ENR Molesworth (2copies)

Molesworth, Mrs. Christmas-Tree Land. London: Macmillan, 1884. 
ENR Molesworth

Molesworth, Mrs. The Cuckoo Clock. London: Macmillan, 1877.

Molesworth, Mrs. Four Winds Farm. London: Macmillan, 1886.

Molesworth, Mrs. Grandmother Dear. London: Macmillan, 1878. 
ENR Molesworth

Molesworth, Mrs. Little Miss Peggy. London: Macmillan, 1887.

Molesworth, Mrs. An Old-Fashioned Story. London: Macmillan, 1883.

Molesworth, Mrs. The Rectory Children. London: Macmillan, 1889.

Molesworth, Mrs. Rosy. London: Macmillan, 1882. 
ENR Molesworth

Molesworth, Mrs. The Tapestry Room. London: Macmillan, 1879. 
ENR Molesworth

Molesworth, Mrs. Tell Me a Story. London: Macmillan, 1875.

Molesworth, Mrs. Two Little Waifs. London: Macmillan, 1883.

Molesworth, Mrs. Us. London: Macmillan, 1885. 
ENR Molesworth

Morris, William. The Story of the Glittering Plain. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894.

Muloch, D. M. The Head of the Family. London: Macmillan, 1875.

Multiplication Table in Verse. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1867.

My Mother. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1873.

Noah's Ark Alphabet. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1872.

The Old Courtier. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1867.

Old Mother Hubbard. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1874.

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1869.

Princess Belle Etoile. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1875.

Puss in Boots. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1874.

The Railroad Alphabet. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1865.

Reid, K. E. J., May Moss, and Mabel Bamfield. The Book of Wedding DaysLondon : Longmans, Green, 1889.

Shakespeare, William. The Merry Wives of Windsor. London: George Allen, 1894.

Shakespeare, William. The Tempest. London: J.M. Dent, 1893.

Shakespeare, William. Two Gentlemen of Verona. London: J.M. Dent, 1894.

Sing a Song of Sixpence. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1866.

The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1875.

Spenser, Edmund. The Faerie Queene. London: George Allen, 1894.

Spenser, Edmund. The Shepheard's Calendar. London: Harper and Brothers, 1898. 
ENR 821.3 S748sh 1898

Stevenson, Robert Louis. An Iinland Voyage. London: C. Kegan Paul, 1878.

Stevenson, Robert Louis. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes. London: C. Kegan Paul, 1879.

Sunny Days: or, A Month at the Great Stowe. London: Griffith and Farran, 1872.

This Little Pig Went to Market. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1870.

The Three Bears. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1873.

The Turtle Dove's Nest and Other Nursery Rhymes. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1890.

Valentine and Orson. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1874.

Warr, George C. Echoes of Hellas. London: Marcus Ward, 1887.

Wise, John R. The First of May: A Fairy Masque. London: Henry Southeran, 1882.

The Yellow Dwarf. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1875.

Walter Crane

Bibliography of Secondary Book Sources

Engen, Rodney. Walter Crane as a Book Illustrator. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1975.

Gilbert, Susie. Walter Crane: A Study of his Children's Book Illustrations. Thesis, Chatham College, 1974.

Konody, Paul G. The Art of Walter Crane. London: George Bell and Sons, 1902.

Masse, Gertrude C. E. A Bibliography of First Editions of Books Illustrated by Walter Crane. London: Chelsea Publishing, 1923.

Pressler, Joan, M. A Verie Brief Historie of the Lives and Works of Five Illustrators of Books for Little Masters and Misses. S.l.: s.n., n.d.

Smith, Greg and Sarah Hyde. Walter Crane, 1845-1915: Artist, Designer, and Socialist. London: Lund Humphries in association with the Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, 1989.

Spencer, Isobel. Walter Crane. New York: Macmillan, 1975.

Weinstein, Frederic. Walter Crane and the American Book Arts. Thesis: Columbia University, 1970.

Wilkens, Lea-Ruth. Walter Crane and the Reform of the German Picture Book. Thesis, University of Pittsburgh, 1973.

Bibliography of Non-Print Sources

Speel, Bob. "Arts and Crafts Movement" The Home Page of Bob Speel. 03 Feb. 2006 http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/speel/group/aandc.htm

Speel, Bob. "Walter Crane." The Home Page of Bob Speel. 03 Feb. 2006

http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/speel/illus/crane.htm 

Walter Crane's Mr. Micheal Mouse. 03 Feb. 2006

http://www.scils.rutgers.edu/special/kay/toy12.html

Walter Crane: Artist and Socialist. Working Class Movement Library. 03 Feb. 2006

http://www.wcml.org.uk/people/wcrane/crane.htm

Creators

This resource guide represents the combined work of the following people: Michelle Gillie, Michelle Frisque, Beth Kean, and Elizabeth T. Mahoney.

Updated by David M. Frank, February 2006.