The majority of these books were reference books from the Osborne Collection of Children’s Literature. David Bland’s book was obtained from E.J. Pratt library and the online sources were accessed from various locations. The research was mainly done in the Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library and the Osborne Collection of Children’s Literature Library.

The utensils used to examine the books were the following:

Light used to see watermarks, magnifing glass, stand on which to place book and the only utensils allowed in a research library a pencil and a notebook.

Academic Sources/Works Cited:

Barton, Phyllis Settecase. Pictus Orbis Sambo. A publsihing history, check list and price guide for the story.. Sun City, California: Pictus Orbis Press, 1998. Print.

Bland, David. A History of Book Illustration. London: Faber and Faber, 1958. 154-5, 223. Print.

Carpenter, Humphrey, and Mari Prichard. The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature.

Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 1984. 388. Print.

Chester, Tessa Rose, and Joyce Irene Whalley. A Hisotry of Children’s Book Illustration. London: John

Murray Publishers with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1988. 16, 17, 59, 71, 101. Print.

Comenius, Joh. Amos, and Joh. Amos Comenius. Visible World. 3d ed. London: T.R.1672. Print.

Comenius, John Amos. Orbis Sensualium Pictus. 12th ed. London: 1777. Print.

“English Illustrated Books for Children.” Trans. Array A descriptive companion to a selection from the Osborne Collection.. Margaret Crawford Maloney. London, Syndey, Toronto:Holp Shuppan Publishers, 1981. 23-4. Print.

Person, Diane G., and Bernice E. Cullinan. “Orbis Pictus Award.” The Coninum Encyclopedia of  Children’s Literature. New York, London: 2001. 603. Print

In addition, to follow along I used the third edition facsimilie with an introduction by James Bowen who is also a great source of information on Comenius.