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Children's Books

Until the 18th century, there was no specific genre of books for children, but children’s books became popular in England during the 1700s. Earlier children’s books featured almost no pictures, and were written mainly for the moral instruction of young people.

"A Token for Children" by James Janeway is one such example, with a subtitle describing "An Exact Account of the Conversion, Holy and Exemplary Lives and Joyful Deaths of Several Young Children." The plot involved children on their deathbeds listing common sins of children and, by rejecting such sins, receiving their eternal joy.

Some innovative artists and writers began to invent children’s literature with the creation of pop-up books, adventure stories, and illustrated books. What caused this change was a combination of... Read more

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'Felix (the cat)', The adventures of, No.15, Very Fine condition

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM AEST
Paddington, Australia

AUD120 (starting bid)

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'Ginger Meggs', More adventures of, Series 18, Very Fine Condition, tear to spine

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM AEST
Paddington, Australia

AUD75 (starting bid)

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'Ginger Meggs', More adventures of, Series 21, Very Fine Condition

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM AEST
Paddington, Australia

AUD75 (starting bid)

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'Ginger Meggs', More adventures of, Series 22, Very Fine Condition

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM AEST
Paddington, Australia

AUD75 (starting bid)

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'Ginger Meggs', More adventures of, Series 23, Very Fine Condition

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM AEST
Paddington, Australia

AUD75 (starting bid)

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The Dandy Book x 5, 1960s

May 7, 2016, 11:30 AM BST
Cardiff, United Kingdom

£70 (starting bid)

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1960s Joe 90 Dossier with Rare Sutherlands Letter

May 7, 2016, 11:30 AM BST
Cardiff, United Kingdom

£60 (starting bid)

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75+ Girls Annuals, 1920s+. Bunty, SchoolFriend etc

May 7, 2016, 11:30 AM BST
Cardiff, United Kingdom

£190 (starting bid)

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The Blackbird's Nest.  A Tale  [Small Children's]

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Routledge's Shilling Toy Books - 2 Volumes

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHILDREN'S - 5 Volumes

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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MINIATURE CHAPBOOKS [Rufus Merrill] - 9 Pieces

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Heedless Harry's Day of Disaster  [CHILDREN'S]

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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EARLY CHILDREN'S [Includes Chapbooks] - 6 Volumes

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHILDREN'S AND JUVENILE - 5 Volumes

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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CHAPBOOKS PUBLISHED BY RUFUS MERRILL - 4 Pieces

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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EARLY CHILDREN'S - 6 Volumes

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHILDREN'S & JUVENILE -8 Volumes and Lithograph Sheet

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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CHILDREN'S AND JUVENILE - 16 Volumes

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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CHILDREN'S & JUVENILE - 26 Volumes

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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CHILDREN'S & JUVENILE - 17 Volumes

May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
West Swanzey, NH, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Lot 4 old Israeli children's books??? 4 ???? ????? ???????? ?????

May 9, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Mazkeret Batia, Israel

$20 (starting bid)

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May 11, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
South Cerney, United Kingdom

£75 (starting bid)

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(2) BOXES STEIFF ADVERTISING BROCHURES

May 14, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Nazareth, PA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) BAUM, FRANK L. The Emerald City of Oz.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$375 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Group of Three 18th century English children's books.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$750 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) [LEAR, EDWARD.] The Book of Nonsense. By Derry Down Derry.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$2,250 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) LOFTING, HUGH. The Story of Doctor Doolittle.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$225 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MACDONALD, GOLDEN [BROWN, MARGARET WISE.] The Little Island.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) [NURSERY RHYMES.] Arnold, Samuel. Juvenile Amusement.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$1,125 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) [NURSERY RHYMES.] Group of eight 19th century volumes.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$900 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) O'BRIEN, ROBERT C. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) PAINE, ALBERT BIGELOW. Group of 3 volumes.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$375 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) RAWLINGS, MARJORIE KINNAN. The Yearling.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$600 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) RAWLINGS, MARJORIE KINNAN. The Yearling.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$263 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SMITH, JESSIE WILLCOX. The Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) STOCKTON, FRANK R. Ting-A-Ling.

May 18, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$263 (starting bid)

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Irish Fairy Tales James Stephens 1920 with 16 tissue guarded color plates

May 20, 2016, 5:30 PM EST
Willoughby, OH, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Des Knaben Wunderhorn - Dichtungen aus der Kinderwelt.

May 21, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Hamburg-Winterhude , Germany

€200 (starting bid)

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[Jacob und Wilhelm] Grimm. Kinder- und Haus-Märchen.

May 21, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Hamburg-Winterhude , Germany

€325 (starting bid)

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Ludwig Richter - Joachim Heinrich Campe. Robinson der Jüngere.

May 21, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Hamburg-Winterhude , Germany

€80 (starting bid)

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Ludwig Richter  - [Clara Marie Fechner]. Die schwarze Tante.

May 21, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Hamburg-Winterhude , Germany

€200 (starting bid)

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Ludwig Richter - Ludwig Bechstein. Märchenbuch.

May 21, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Hamburg-Winterhude , Germany

€300 (starting bid)

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