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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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A Children's Hours Series -Hardcover Book

February 17, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Heidi's Children by Charles Tritten

February 17, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Two sets of vintage Children's Encyclopedias

February 19, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Bolton, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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A large collection of children's books Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, il

February 20, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Newmarket, United Kingdom

£150 (starting bid)

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Collection of Illustrated Children's Booklets - Tapuach Publishing. Tel Aviv, 1950s

February 21, 2018, 5:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Five Booklets for Children Regarding Jewish Holidays. France, 1950s

February 21, 2018, 5:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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GRP inc A large mainly Children's Books

February 22, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

£10 (starting bid)

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Books: Children's titles (5vols)

February 22, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
West Columbia, SC, USA

$70 (2 bids)

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Konvolut Kinderbücher

February 23, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€60 (starting bid)

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Vintage annuals and other children's books

February 23, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Bridport, United Kingdom

£8 (starting bid)

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THE WIZARD OF OZ WADDLE BOOK, BAUM

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Ashburn, VA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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VINTAGE 1961 DR. SEUSS BOOK

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Beaver Falls, PA, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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(7) ASSORTED VINTAGE CHILDREN'S BOOKS

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Beaver Falls, PA, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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9 Childrens Books & Magazines 1930-1940s

February 24, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
Coatesville, PA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Five Vintage Children's Books,

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM AEDT
Harrington Park, Australia

AUD10 (starting bid)

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5 VINTAGE CHILDRENS BOOKS 1920-30S

February 25, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Lot of 2 Vintage Children's Books

February 25, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Scranton, PA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Lot of 4 Vintage Children's Books

February 25, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Scranton, PA, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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1940s onwards Assorted Children’s Annual Selection to include Playbox annua

February 26, 2018, 1:30 PM GMT
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£15 (starting bid)

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1970s onwards Rupert Annual Selection all hardback issues, appear in good c

February 26, 2018, 1:30 PM GMT
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£15 (starting bid)

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1980s onwards ‘The Broons’ & ‘Oor Wullie’ Annual Selection a large selectio

February 26, 2018, 1:30 PM GMT
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£15 (starting bid)

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Quantity of Assorted Children’s Books and Annuals – a mixed selection such

February 26, 2018, 1:30 PM GMT
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£40 (1 bid)

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No Image Available

February 26, 2018, 1:30 PM GMT
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Punch’s Almanac for 1880 – Volume 78, starting July 1880 runs through to Ja

February 26, 2018, 1:30 PM GMT
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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1962 Look and Learn Magazines – runs from No2 through to No28, bound within

February 26, 2018, 1:30 PM GMT
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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‘The Beano Book’ and ‘Dandy’ Selection from the 1980s and 1990s, generally

February 26, 2018, 1:30 PM GMT
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£15 (starting bid)

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3 Children's Books

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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2 Children's Big Little Books

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1938 Tailspin Tommy and the Sky Bandits Book

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Children's Book 1938 Dan Dunn

February 26, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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GRP inc four vintage Beano Annuals/Books dating

February 28, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

£45 (starting bid)

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GRP inc A large Annuals from 1970s & 1980s

February 28, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

£10 (starting bid)

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GRP inc five vintage Dandy Annuals/Books dating

February 28, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

£45 (starting bid)

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Steckbilderbuch

March 2, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Rudolstadt, Germany

€240 (starting bid)

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5 Kinderbücher von Hanni, Fritz, Putzi

March 2, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Rudolstadt, Germany

€10 (starting bid)

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Lindenberg; Pirschel:

March 2, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Rudolstadt, Germany

€10 (starting bid)

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March 2, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Rudolstadt, Germany

€90 (starting bid)

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Yoshitomo Nara THE LONESOME PUPPY Book

March 3, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
West Palm Beach, FL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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SET OF THREE GOLDEN BOOKS PLUS COZY HOUR SERIES FROM BAVARIA - GOOD CONDITION

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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Super book 262 pages very good

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$2 (1 bid)

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HONEYBUNCH VERY GOOD CONDITION 184 PAGES 1929

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$1 (1 bid)

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NO DATE BUT APPEARS MID-1960S SOME YELLOWING PAGES- UNUSED

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$2 (starting bid)

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MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES 1940 - NO RIPS OR TEARS - BRIGHT COLORS

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$3 (starting bid)

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WONDERFUL CHILD'S CLOTH BOOK VERY GOOD BY SAM GABRIEL AND COMPANY NO DATE NUMBER 426

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$3 (starting bid)

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CHILDREN'S BOOK AT ITS BEST BY WADDY PIPER - 21 STORIES 1952 GOOD CONDITION

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$5 (1 bid)

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MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT -WELL USED BUT PAGES ARE EXC. APPROX 1950

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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FRENCH FAIRYTALES ALTA EDITION PUBLISHED IN PHILLY 1869 GOOD CONDITION 293 PAGES

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$2 (1 bid)

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CHILDREN OF THE TENEMENTS BY JACOB RIIS 1903 WONDERFUL TRUE NOVEL

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$2 (starting bid)

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