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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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May 26, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
St Annes , United Kingdom

£10 (starting bid)

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6 Volumes Of Gullivers World, Lilliput L

May 26, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
St Annes , United Kingdom

£4 (starting bid)

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Sampson, The Prince of Nursery Playmates, Book

May 26, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City , NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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May 27, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
St Annes , United Kingdom

£10 (starting bid)

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6 Volumes Of Gullivers World, Lilliput L

May 27, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
St Annes , United Kingdom

£4 (starting bid)

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One lot of Black Memorabilia collectibles

May 28, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Indianapolis, IN, USA

$20 (3 bids)

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Irish Fairy Tales By James Stephens & Arthur Rackham Signed

May 31, 2016, 5:00 PM GMT
London, United Kingdom

£50 (1 bid)

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Russische Kinderbücher - - Narbut, Georgi Ivanovic. Pljaschi Matwei, ne sha

June 3, 2016, 3:00 PM CET
Fasanenstraße 28, Germany

€200 (starting bid)

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Russische Kinderbücher - - Puschkin, Alexander. Zarewna Ljaguschka (Fröschl

June 3, 2016, 3:00 PM CET
Fasanenstraße 28, Germany

€200 (1 bid)

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Schanz, Frieda. Puppenspiel. Ein Buch für kleine Mädchen. Mit 16 chromolith

June 3, 2016, 3:00 PM CET
Fasanenstraße 28, Germany

€200 (starting bid)

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Verwandlungsbilderbuch - - Seidmann-Freud, Tom. Das Zauberboot. Ein Bilderb

June 3, 2016, 3:00 PM CET
Fasanenstraße 28, Germany

€300 (starting bid)

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HERGE U TESORU RAKAMU U RUSSU <br>U SECRETU D?A LICORNA

June 4, 2016, 5:00 PM CET
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

€25 (starting bid)

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[Struwwelpeter]

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€60 (1 bid)

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[Hunting] Archibald de Jager A

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€60 (starting bid)

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Henriette Blaauw etc.

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€75 (starting bid)

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[Fairy tales]

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€60 (starting bid)

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Dubbel ABC

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€65 (starting bid)

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St. Maarten Prent

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€50 (starting bid)

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[AB-books] Aaa Kijk dat kreeg ik van Papa

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€70 (starting bid)

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[Struwwelpeter] De Zwarte Man

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€70 (starting bid)

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A Song of the English

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€70 (starting bid)

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[AB-books] A is een Aapje

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€60 (starting bid)

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[Struwwelpeteriana]

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€70 (starting bid)

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De Wereld in haar Zondagspak

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€75 (starting bid)

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A Masque of Days. From the last essays of Elia:

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€50 (starting bid)

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De avonturen van een Groninger jongen te Amsterdam

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€50 (starting bid)

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Verhalen en Versjes voor Jongens en Meisjes

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€75 (starting bid)

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[AB-books]

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€50 (starting bid)

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In de blokhut. Eene Indianengeschiedenis

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€75 (starting bid)

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In de Tuf-tuf

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€60 (starting bid)

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Borduur Prenten Boek herinneringen aan mijne jeugd

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€100 (starting bid)

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Weldadigheid dankbaar beloond

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€70 (starting bid)

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Neerland's Prenteboek

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€60 (starting bid)

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Children's rhymes and poems

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€50 (starting bid)

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De Citroenhandelaar

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€80 (starting bid)

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Uitgeverij J. Vlieger

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€45 (starting bid)

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Arthur Rackham

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€100 (starting bid)

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Lothar Meggendorfer

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€65 (starting bid)

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[Games]

June 6, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€80 (starting bid)

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J.A. Haas & Zoon, Azijnfabrikanten, Haarlem: Sprookjesboeken van Vader Haas (ca. 1927)

June 7, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Amsterdam, Netherlands

€75 (starting bid)

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Dickens, Charles; Reynolds, Frank (illustrator) 'The Pickwick Papers',

June 9, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Guernsey, United Kingdom

£40 (starting bid)

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Milne, A. A. 'Winnie the Pooh', pub. Methuen and Co, London,

June 9, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Guernsey, United Kingdom

£35 (starting bid)

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Milne, A. A. 'The House at Pooh Corner', pub. Methuen and Co. London, first edition 1928,

June 9, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Guernsey, United Kingdom

£70 (starting bid)

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Milne, A. A. 'Now We Are Six', pub. Methuen and Co. London, first edition 1927,

June 9, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Guernsey, United Kingdom

£100 (starting bid)

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Kipling, Rudyard 'Wee Willie Winkie' and 'In Black and White', pub. Sampson Low, Marston,

June 9, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Guernsey, United Kingdom

£35 (starting bid)

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Steel, F.A.; Rackham, Arthur (illustrator) 'English Fairy Tales', pub. Macmillan and Co.,

June 9, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Guernsey, United Kingdom

£40 (starting bid)

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Andersen, Hans; Dulac, Edmund (illustrator) 'Stories from Hans Andersen', Hodder and Stoughton,

June 9, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Guernsey, United Kingdom

£40 (starting bid)

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Carrol, Lewis; Holiday, Henry (illustrator) 'The Hunting of the Snark, An Agony in Eight Fits',

June 9, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Guernsey, United Kingdom

£100 (starting bid)

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Sewell, Anna; Aldin, Cecil (illustrator) 'Black Beauty', pub. Jarrolds,

June 9, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Guernsey, United Kingdom

£28 (starting bid)

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Barrie, J. M., Illus. Blampied, Edmund 'Peter and Wendy',

June 9, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Guernsey, United Kingdom

£40 (starting bid)

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