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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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Group Lot of 20 Vintage Little Golden Books & Misc. Children's Books

June 24, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Baxley, GA, USA

$15 (2 bids)

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Mint sealed Disney Book & CD set, limited edition in slip case

June 24, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Manchester, NH, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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(8) Vintage & Antique Children's Books

June 24, 2017, 10:00 AM MST
Glendale, AZ, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Children's Book Lot, Early 20th C

June 24, 2017, 10:00 AM PST
Davenport, WA, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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Vintage Children's Books

June 24, 2017, 10:00 AM PST
Davenport, WA, USA

$15 (1 bid)

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Book - The Rover Boys At School

June 24, 2017, 4:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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A Book - The Little Colonel - Published 1909

June 24, 2017, 4:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Book - Small, Hardcover.

June 24, 2017, 4:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Lot of Two Vintage Thin Hardcover Story Books

June 24, 2017, 4:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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[Children's Classics] A Set of Twelve Matching Soft Leather Bound Children's Classics,

June 25, 2017, 10:30 AM AEST
Alexandria, Australia

AUD40 (2 bids)

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A Children's Hours Series -Hardcover Book

June 24, 2017, 11:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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The Sketch Bonzo's Star Turns, the fourth Studdy

June 29, 2017, 10:30 AM GMT
Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

£45 (starting bid)

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Antique Children's Study Books, Geography, Physics

June 29, 2017, 7:00 PM EST
Alpena, MI, USA

$6 (starting bid)

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Munari (Bruno), 4 books.

June 30, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Reston, VA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Wonder Books:

July 1, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Chambersburg, PA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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Golden Books:

July 1, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Chambersburg, PA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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Tip Top Elf Books:

July 1, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Chambersburg, PA, USA

$1 (1 bid)

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Merrill Publishing:

July 1, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Chambersburg, PA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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Milton Bradley:

July 1, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Chambersburg, PA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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Assorted Children's Books W/ Dr. Seuss

July 1, 2017, 10:00 AM MST
Glendale, AZ, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Illustrated French Children's Book

July 1, 2017, 10:00 AM MST
Glendale, AZ, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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BD: The Adventures of Tintin Hergé (6)

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€80 (starting bid)

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BD : Les Aventures de Tintin . Hergé . Casterman : Au Pays de l'Or Noir B4 1950

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€300 (starting bid)

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BD : Les Aventures de Tintin . Hergé . Casterman : L'Affaire Tournesol B20 1956

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€240 (starting bid)

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BD : Les Aventures de Tintin . Hergé . Casterman : Au Pays de l'Or Noir B4 1950

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€300 (starting bid)

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BD: The Adventures of Tintin (10)

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€100 (starting bid)

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BD : Les Aventures de Tintin . Hergé . Casterman : Les 7 Boules de Cristal B2 1948

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€600 (starting bid)

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BD : Les Aventures de Tintin . Hergé . Casterman : Objectif Lune B8 1953

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€300 (starting bid)

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BD : Les Aventures de Tintin . Hergé . Casterman : Le Temple du Soleil B3 1949

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€500 (starting bid)

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BD : Les Aventures de Tintin . Hergé . Casterman : Les 7 Boules de Cristal B2 1948

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€260 (starting bid)

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BD : Les Aventures de Tintin . Hergé . Casterman : Le Sceptre d'Ottokar B4 1950

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€120 (starting bid)

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BD : Les Aventures de Tintin . Hergé . Casterman : Les Bijoux de la Castafiore B34 1963

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€180 (starting bid)

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BD : Les Aventures de Tintin . Hergé . Casterman : Le Secret de la Licorne B2 1948

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€120 (starting bid)

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BD : Les Aventures de TINTIN Hergé Ed. Casterman - Le Sceptre d'Ottokar - 4e plat B2 1948

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€100 (starting bid)

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BD: Blake and Mortimer The Enigma of Atlantis 1957 4th Flat Green Checkers

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€150 (starting bid)

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BD: Blake & Mortimer (10)

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€200 (starting bid)

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BD: Blake and Mortimer Mortimer in Paris S.O.S. Meteors 1959 4th flat blue checkers

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€200 (starting bid)

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BD: Set of various comics

July 2, 2017, 1:30 PM CET
Maisieres, Belgium

€40 (starting bid)

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12 Books - Children's Illustrated. - Doctor Dolittle's Puddleby Adventures

July 2, 2017, 2:00 PM BST
Belturbet, Ireland

€20 (starting bid)

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Collection of Children's Books ? Palestine

July 5, 2017, 5:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Interesting Box of Children’s Books to include Pla

July 6, 2017, 10:30 AM GMT
Church Stretton, United Kingdom

£20 (starting bid)

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Good Selection of Books to include Wardlock & Co’s

July 6, 2017, 10:30 AM GMT
Church Stretton, United Kingdom

£20 (starting bid)

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9 Turn Of The Century Children's Books

July 12, 2017, 5:00 PM EST
Biddeford, ME, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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