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English children's books, 1600-1900

Author: Percy H Muir
Publisher: London : B.T. Batsford, [1985] ©1954
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of children's books published between 1600 and 1900 that were intended primarily to entertain rather than to teach.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Percy H Muir
ISBN: 0713407190 9780713407198
OCLC Number: 14121360
Notes: "Forth impression 1985."
Description: 255 pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: The "prehistoric age" --
Getting under weigh --
A monstrous regiment --
From Harris to "Alice" --
The triumph of nonsense --
After Carroll --
The importance of pictures --
Nick nacks.
Responsibility: by Percy Muir.

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An account of children's books published between 1600 and 1900 that were intended primarily to entertain rather than to teach.

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