REFERENCE. THE THREE OWLS by Anne Carroll Moore. NY: Macmillan 1925 (1925). 5 1/4 x 7 1/2", cloth, 376p., index, old newspaper article about Moore pasted on rear flyleaves else near fine condition. 1st edition. This is a book of essays on children's books, authors and artists (Macdonald, Greenaway, Caldecott, Eliz. Orne White etc etc). Illustrated in black & white and with photos. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY MOORE DATED 1925. For many years, Moore was the superintendent of work with children at the New York Public Library. Her opinions carried much weight and she was in personal contact with the leading authors and artists of the time. This is a fascinating, informative and very readable book.