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Early children's books : a collector's guide

Author: Eric Quayle
Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon : David & Charles ; Totowa, N.J. : Barnes & Noble Books, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Quayle has traced the development of children's literature from the earliest days to the turn of the 20th century. He includes a number of illustrations, a selected bibliography, and a title/author index.
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Quayle, Eric.
Early children's books.
Newton Abbot, Devon : David & Charles ; Totowa, N.J. : Barnes & Noble Books, 1983
(OCoLC)560639508
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Quayle
ISBN: 0389203319 9780389203315 0715383078 9780715383070
OCLC Number: 8688648
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
From Will Shakespeare to Will Wycherley --
Choice scraps from the eighteenth century --
Fairy-and folk-tales --
Inducements to learning --
Verse and rhymes --
Tales for youth --
Boys' adventure stories --
Toy-books, musical books, peep-shows and mobiles --
Periodicals, annuals and penny dreadfuls
Responsibility: Eric Quayle.

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Quayle has traced the development of children's literature from the earliest days to the turn of the 20th century. He includes a number of illustrations, a selected bibliography, and a title/author index.

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