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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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ARKTIP ISSUE 0020 PROMO BOOK, 2003 PAPERBACK BOOK IN COLORS, WITH MAGNET 9-3/4 X

April 24, 2018, 4:00 PM CST
Dallas, TX, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Five children's books, Early 19th century

April 25, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Aesop's Fables for Children 1919

April 26, 2018, 9:00 AM PST
Davenport, WA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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A box of children related books & novels

April 28, 2018, 10:30 AM AEST
Alexandria, Australia

AUD10 (starting bid)

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7 Vintage Children's Books

April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Panama City, FL, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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5 Vintage Children's Books

April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Panama City, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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1928 Palmolive Soap Children's Book Premium

April 28, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Orlando, FL, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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(4) Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Books

April 28, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
Glendale, AZ, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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(3) Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Books

April 28, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
Glendale, AZ, USA

$15 (2 bids)

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(9) Barnes & Noble Children?s Classics

April 28, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
Glendale, AZ, USA

$20 (3 bids)

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(7) Calvin & Hobbes Books

April 28, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
Glendale, AZ, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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KNICKERBOCKER MINIATURE BOOKS +

April 29, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Lot of 2 Vintage Children's Books

April 29, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Scranton, PA, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Lot of 4 Vintage Children's Books

April 29, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Scranton, PA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Tarzan at the Earth's Core Book hb dj

April 30, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$30 (4 bids)

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David Brett's Nurseryland, Containing Aladdin, ABC,

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Bilibin, I. J., Carevna-Ljaguschka (russisch: Prinzessin

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Carrol, L., (d. i. C. L. DODGSON), Alice im Wunderland. Wien

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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Blumauer, K., Die kleinen Enkel auf dem Schoße

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Breitschwert, W. von, Das wunderbare Bilderbuch.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€240 (starting bid)

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Delcourt, P., La mOre Michel.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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Sammlung - Vier Werke.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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Genlis, (Stéphanie Félicité) de, Maison rustique, pour servir u l'éducation de la

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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Gütle, J. C., Der junge Zauberer oder Die Kunst der natürlichen

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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Bechstein - Entwürfe für Illustrationen

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€500 (starting bid)

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Sammlung - Ca. 20 Werke.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€50 (starting bid)

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(Jais, Ä.), Das Wichtigste für Eltern, Erzieher und Aufseher

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€70 (starting bid)

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Sammlung - Ca. 60 Illustrationsvorlagen von Aegidus

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€300 (starting bid)

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Kalep, Elvy, Air Babies.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€200 (starting bid)

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Kleines Format - Sammlung - Ca. 200 kleinformatige Kinderbücher

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€70 (starting bid)

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Lagerlöf, Selma, Nils Holgerssons underbara resa

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€240 (starting bid)

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Marsh-Lambert, H(elen) G(race) C(ulverwell), Delia. The Dutch Doll.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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Meggendorfer, L., Lebende Tierbilder. Ein Ziehbilderbuch.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€240 (starting bid)

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Hermine (d. i. Emma Laddey), Zwölf Bilder aus dem Kinderleben.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€120 (starting bid)

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Muechler, (J. G. Ph.), Étrennes pour la jeunesse.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€200 (starting bid)

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Munari, B., Il prestigiatore verde.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Munerelle, (J.-B.), Les phénomOnes et les curiosités de la nature.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Sammlung - Ca. 20 Werke in englischer Sprache.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€60 (starting bid)

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Olfers, Marie von, Himmelsschlüßel und Gänseblume von einer alten

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€200 (starting bid)

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Real Life in Dolly Land for Cutting out and Dressing.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Pletsch - Drei Werke mit Illustrationen von

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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Pocci, F. (von), Frühlings-Laube für gute Kinder.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€50 (starting bid)

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(Pocci, F. von), Hänsel und Grethel ein Märlein.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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Pocci, F. (von), Lustige Gesellschaft.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€50 (starting bid)

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Pocci, F. (von), Das Lustige Märlein vom Kleinen Frieder mit

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Pocci, F. (von), Lustiges Komödienbüchlein. Bde. I, II und IV (von

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€90 (starting bid)

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Pocci, F. (von), Das Mährlein von Hubertus und seinem Horn.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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(Pocci, F. [von]), Neues Spruchbüchlein.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Fest-Kalender in Bildern und Liedern geistlich und weltlich von F. G. v. Pocci, G.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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Sammlung - 17 Werke von Franz von Pocci, davon 14 in erster

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Sekundärliteratur - Fünf Werke zu Franz von Pocci.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€70 (starting bid)

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(Prokopowicz, A. M.), Sposób nowy náylatwiéyszy pisaniá i

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Campe, (J. H.), Robinson the Younger.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€60 (starting bid)

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Robinson der Ober-Oesterreicher oder höchstmerkwürdige Schicksale

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Robinson Crusoe. Aquarellierte Tuschzeichnung.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€120 (starting bid)

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(Wyss, J. D.), Der Schweizerische Robinson oder der

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Sammlung - 47 Werke in 49 Bdn.

May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany

€200 (starting bid)

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