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Bygone Days: Illustrations, Stories & Poems From Years Gone By
Bygone Days: Illustrations, Stories & Poems From Years Gone By
Our Price: $27.00
Year: 2002
Pages: 160
Binding Hardcover (no d.j.)
ISBN 753707209

Product Code: 075678381X

Leonard de Vries (ed). Books were first produced for children in England in the mid-18th cent. In 1744 John Newbery pub. “A Little Pretty Pocketbook,” & later “The History of Little Goody 2-Shoes.” Soon Holland, Germany & France followed the English example. Here are 6 anthol. of children’s books which will appeal to children today. Contains examples of early children’s books incl. “Little Rhymes for Little Folks,” “The Alphabet of Goody 2-Shoes,” “Whittington & His Cat,” & “The Talking Bird, or Dame Trudge & Her Parrot.” The color illus. are copper engrav., colored by hand, or chromo-litho. Many color illus. are from popular Victorian children’s magazines. Also contains examples of Kate Greenaway’s work; & an extract from “Abroad,” illus. by Thomas Crane & Ellen Houghton.

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