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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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Konvolut von Kinderbüchern 1. H. 20. Jh. darunte

September 1, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€80 (starting bid)

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Books - A. A. Milne - 'A Gallery of Children' - 121/485 Signed

September 2, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
London, United Kingdom

£5 (1 bid)

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The Bobbsey Twins- In The Country

September 3, 2016, 12:00 PM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Circus Boy- Under The Big Top

September 3, 2016, 12:00 PM CST
Centre, AL, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Trixie Belden & The Mysterious Visitor

September 3, 2016, 12:00 PM CST
Centre, AL, USA

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Annie Oakley: In Danger At Diablo

September 3, 2016, 12:00 PM CST
Centre, AL, USA

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December 1884 Belford's Chatterbox

September 3, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Clinton, TN, USA

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ca. 1883 Pictures for Blue Eyes

September 3, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Clinton, TN, USA

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ca. 1900 Holiday Stories & Rhymes Illust. by Wain

September 3, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Clinton, TN, USA

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ca. 1880's Holiday Hours

September 3, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Clinton, TN, USA

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1913 The Children's Blue Bird by Maeterlinck

September 3, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Clinton, TN, USA

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1940 Indians of Yesterday + 67' Leonard Visits...

September 3, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Clinton, TN, USA

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ENZO ET IELA MARI

September 20, 2016, 7:00 PM CET
Paris, France

€80 (starting bid)

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Lote formado por cinco cuadernos de “El espadachín

September 20, 2016, 7:30 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€15 (starting bid)

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CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN, HANS. “Cuentos”. Incluye numer

September 20, 2016, 7:30 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€40 (starting bid)

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ANÓNIMO. “Mimos de niña”. Incluye numerosas ilustr

September 20, 2016, 7:30 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€30 (starting bid)

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VERNE, JULIO. “El maestro Zacarías”. Incluye numer

September 20, 2016, 7:30 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

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MANSON, JAMES A. “El país de las maravillas”. Ilus

September 20, 2016, 7:30 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€35 (starting bid)

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MACLEOD, Jessie - Dreamland : 14 lithographic illu

September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Exeter, United Kingdom

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MAETERLINCK, Maurice - The Blue Bird a fairy play

September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Exeter, United Kingdom

£45 (starting bid)

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MILNE, A.A - The House At Pooh Corner : illust, or

September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Exeter, United Kingdom

£45 (starting bid)

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September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Exeter, United Kingdom

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PARKER, B & N - Funny Bunnies : 12 colour plates,

September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Exeter, United Kingdom

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PLAYBOX ANNUALS : Five copies, pictorial board, 4t

September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Exeter, United Kingdom

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POTTER, Beatrix - The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies :

September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Exeter, United Kingdom

£80 (1 bid)

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RACKHAM, Arthur - ( illust) : Rossetti (C.) Goblin

September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Exeter, United Kingdom

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Collection of Booklets for Children ? Illustrated Covers ? Yiddish

September 21, 2016, 2:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, Israel

$50 (starting bid)

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Collection of Illustrated Children's Books ? Tel-Aviv, 1940s

September 21, 2016, 2:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Christie (Agatha) Hickory Dickory Dock, first edition, signed by the author, 1955.

September 22, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
London, United Kingdom

£200 (1 bid)

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Conrad (Joseph) The Secret Agent. A Drama in Four Acts, 1921.

September 22, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
London, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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Morpurgo (Michael) War Horse, first edition, 1982.

September 22, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
London, United Kingdom

£150 (starting bid)

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White  (E.B.) Charlotte's Web, New York, 1952.

September 22, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
London, United Kingdom

£150 (starting bid)

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Woburn Books.-  Complete set of 18 vol., 1928-29; and one duplicate (19)

September 22, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
London, United Kingdom

£200 (starting bid)

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Woolf (Virginia) Mrs Dalloway, first edition, 1925.

September 22, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
London, United Kingdom

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