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CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

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“FIRST REAL EFFORT TO PROVIDE CHILDREN WITH READING-MATTER”

(CHILDREN’S LITERATURE) [CROUCH, Nathaniel]. Admirable Curiosities Rarities and Wonders in England. London, 1710.

Later edition, with additional colored engraved title page containing scenes from the lives of King Canntus and King Henry, and seven charming in-text woodcuts. $1500.

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"NO CRIES ARE SURE OF SUCH RENOWN/ AS THOSE OF FAMOUS LONDON TOWN"

(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE) (ANONYMOUS). London Cries, for Children. Philadelphia, 1810.

First American edition, following the London printing of the same year, with woodcut frontispiece, vignette woodcut on the title page, and a half-page woodcut illustration for each of the 18 cries in the text. $950.

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