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Noah Webster & Alexander AndersonTeam Up
(A! B! C!).  Webster, Noah.  The national pictorial primer. New York: George F. Cooledge & Bros., [1850s]. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 48 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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The Bustle, Excitement, Culture, & NOISE of LONDON
Laid Out for Children
(“A Visit to LONDON”).  S. W. [Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson?, Elizabeth Kilner?].  A visit to London: Containing a description of the principal curiosities in the British metropolis. Philadelphia: Published by Benjamin Warner ... sold also at his store in Richmond, Virginia (pr. by Wm. Greer), 1817. 24mo (14.8 cm, 5.75"). 111, [1] pp.; 6 plts., illus.
$575.00
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Abbott'sIllustrated Biographies
Abbott, Jacob, & John S.C. Abbott. MAKERS OF HISTORY.  Akron, OH: The Superior Printing Co., [1914]. 12mo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). 20 vols. I: Frontis., [2], 256 pp.; 3 plts. II: Frontis., 229, [1] pp.; 3 plts. III: Frontis., 251, [1] pp.; 3 plts. IV: Frontis., 250 pp.; 2 plts. V: Frontis., 263, [1] pp.; 2 plts. VI: Frontis., 239, [1] pp.; 1 fold. map, 3 plts. VII: Frontis., 264 pp.; 2 plts. VIII: Frontis., 272 pp.; 2 plts. IX: Frontis., 257, [1] pp.; 1 fold. map, 3 plts. X: Frontis., 239, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XI: Frontis., 265, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XII: Frontis., 248 pp.; 3 plts. XIII: Frontis., 303, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XIV: Frontis., 285, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XV: Frontis., 287, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XVI: Frontis., 223, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XVII: Frontis., 233, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XVIII: Frontis., 327, [1] pp.; 4 plts. XIX: Frontis., 263, [1] pp.; 3 plts. XX: Frontis., 285, [1] pp.; 3 plts.
$225.00
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A Mini Leaf Book
Adomeit, Ruth E.  An original leaf from the Newbery Bible 1780. With an essay. Los Angeles: [colophon: printed by William Cheney for Dawson's Book Shop], 1980. Miniature (49 x 42 mm; 1.875" x 1.625"). 18 pp., [1 (colophon)] f., leaf of 1780 Bible tipped in.
$400.00
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A Scarce Survivor
The adventures of little dame Crump and her little white pig. Albany: Fisk & Little, 82 State Street, [1854–57]. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). [16] pp.
$175.00
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Self-Industry Leading to Virtuous Wealth
(Ass Bob Also Gets to Retire)
The adventures of William Waters, and his ass Bob.  Otley [England]: W. Walker, [1815]. Near miniature (9.7 cm, 3.75"). 16 pp.; illus.
$300.00
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Enhanced by a Fan of St. JohnIn a Contemporary Binding & with78 Woodcuts
Aemilius, Georg.  Evangelia quae consueto more dominicis et aliis festis diebus in ecclesia leguntur. Coloniae Agrippinae: Ad intersignium Monocerotis [Walther Fabritius], 1566. 8vo (16 cm, 6.3"). [176] ff.; illus.
$2250.00
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A Walk to Remember
American Sunday-School Union.  The Broken bough. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, [between 1827 and 1853?]. 32mo (10.8 cm; 4.25"). 16 pp.; illus.
$45.00
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Susan Knew . . . the Value of What She Learned at the Sunday School”
American Sunday-School Union.  Little Susan and her lamb. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, [between 1827 and 1853]. 32mo (10.5 cm; 4.125"). 15 pp.; frontis.
$45.00
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Beware of Having Anything to Do with Bad Boys”
American Sunday-School Union.  The young Sabbath-breakers. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, No. 146 Chestnut Street, [1827–53]. 32mo (10.6 cm; 4.25"). 16 pp.; illus.
$45.00
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Most Salutary & Important Advice”
Atmore, Charles.  Serious advice, from a father to his children, respecting their conduct in the world; civil, moral, and religious. Philadelphia: J.H. Cunningham, 1819. 12mo (13.4 cm, 5.25"). Frontis., 36 pp.
$300.00
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Early Editions of the FIRST Children's Books
White Knights Library Copies
Baïf, Lazare de; Charles Estienne, ed.  De Vasculis libellus, adulescentulorum causa ex Bayfio decerptus, addita vulgari latinarum vocum interpretatione. Parisiis: Ex officina R. Stephani, 1536. 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.9"). 56, [8] pp. [bound with their] De Re vestiaria libellus, ex Bayfio excerptus: Addita vulgaris linguae interpretatione, in adulescentulorum gratiam atq; utilitatem. Parisiis: Ex officina Rob. Stephani, 1536. 8vo. 68, [10] pp. (final blank lacking).
$1900.00
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The Wonderful Rescues & Brave Deeds ofTom Thumb
Banks, Eulalie, illus.  Tom Thumb. [New York]: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., © 1934. 4to (20.3 cm, 8"). [12 (incl. covers)] pp.; col. illus.
$20.00
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DefiningChild” for Baptismal Purposes RARE
Barker, Thomas.  The duty, circumstances, and benefits of baptism, determined by evidence ... with an appendix, shewing the meaning of several Greek words in the New Testament. London: B. White, 1771. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8"). x, 208, [6 (index & errata)] pp.
$650.00
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Observant & Thoughtful
Barrow, William.   An essay on education; in which are particularly considered the merits and the defects of the discipline and instruction in our academies ... the second edition, corrected and enlarged. London: Pr. for F. & C. Rivington by Bye & Law, 1804. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). 2 vols. I: xxiv, 342, [2 (1 adv.)] pp. II: iv, 412 pp.
$500.00
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COME, Read & Learn”With the Fold-Over FlapPRESENT & Cuts by ANDERSON
(BATTLEDOOR).  The uncle's present, a new battledoor. Philadelphia: Jacob Johnson, n.d. [ca. 1810]. 12mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). [4] ff. (see below).
$975.00
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J Stands for Jack-in-the-Box”Special Signed, Hand-Colored Edition
Beaumont, Cyril W.; Eileen Mayo, illus.   Toys. London: C.W. Beaumont, 1930. 8vo (23.4 cm, 9.5"). 48, [2] pp.; col. illus.
$175.00
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Training Young Women to Bethe IDEAL Victorian & Christian”
Wife, Mother, Homemaker
Beecher, Catharine E., & Harriet Beecher Stowe.  The American woman's home: Or, principles of domestic science; being a guide to the formation and maintenance of economical healthful, beautiful, and Christian homes. New York: J.B. Ford & Co., 1869. 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.125"). Engr. frontis., engr. t.-p., [4], xii, [13]–500, [12 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$250.00
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Wood-Engravings byAlexander Anderson
[Berquin, Arnaud].  The looking-glass for the mind, or, intellectual mirror. Being an elegant collection of the most delightful little stories, and interesting tales. Chiefly translated from that much admired work L'Ami des Enfans. With elegant engravings on wood, by Anderson. Philadelphia: Alexander Towar; Hogan & Thompson, 1832. 16mo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). 216 pp.; illus.
$175.00
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Bible for Beginners
(Bible).  Scripture history; or, a brief account of the Old and New Testament.  London: Printed for J. Wallis ... by J. Cundee, 1801. Near miniature (9.6 cm, 3.75"). Frontis., 32, 32 pp.
$350.00
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A Prize Won byWell-Behaved Master Ireland
Bible.   N.T. English. Authorized. 1847.  The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; with the marginal readings; and illustrated by marginal references, both parallel and explanatory, and a copious selection, carefully chosen, and newly arranged. New York: J.C. Riker, 1847. 16mo (11.5 cm, 4.5"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [2], 350, [2 (blank)] pp.; 4 plts.
$200.00
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A BigTALL Children's Picture Book
Bingham, Clifton.  Proverbs old newly told. London, Paris, New York: Raphael Tuck & Sons, [ca. 1900]. Folio (33.8 cm, 13.3"). [36] pp.; col. illus.
$250.00
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I thought two years ago that I could never
             look at another Christmas tree . . . ”
Bottome, Margaret.   Our Christmas tree. New York: Powers & Stein, [ca. 1890]. 8vo. 16 pp.
$50.00
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Maria F.C. Marsh:  New York City Printer & Publisher
[Bolles, John R. (attrib. author)].  The lullaby, with original engravings. New York: M.F.C. Marsh, [ca. 1860-70]. 12mo (18.6 cm, 7.25"). [12] pp. (plus wrappers); illus.
$450.00
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Memorizing MonarchsRoyalty in Rhyme
Brown, Louisa.  Historical questions on the kings of England, in verse. Calculated to fix on the minds of children some of the most striking events of each reign. Boston: Munroe & Francis, No. 4 Cornhill, and David Francis, 90 Newberry Street, [1823?]. 12mo (14.8 cm, 5.8"). 35, [1] p.
$225.00
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A VolumeEXTRA ILLUSTRATED & Then Some!
Brown University.  Celebration of the one hundreth anniversary of the founding of Brown University, September 6th, 1864. Providence: Sidney S. Rider & Bro., 1865. 4to (26.5 cm; 10.25"). [4] ff., 178 pp., [1] f.
$10,000.00
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Natural History for Children, inCOLOR
Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de.  Le petit Buffon des enfants. Paris: Théodore Lefèvre (colophon: pr. by C. Moisand), 1860. 24mo signed in 6s and 12s (14.3 cm, 5.625"). Add. engr. t.-p., [4], 176 pp.; 9 col. plts.
$300.00
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Little Lord Fauntleroy
Burnett, Frances Hodgson.   Little lord Fauntleroy. London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1890. 8vo., xi, [1 (blank)], 269, [1] pp.; 14 integral plts. (incl. frontis.), illus.
$150.00

Cadalso for American Students
Cadalso, José.  Cártas marruécas y poesías seléctas. Boston: Imprenta de Munroe y Francis, 1827. 12mo (18 cm, 7.25"). 288 pp.
$425.00
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Introducing the U.S. toSpanish GOLDEN AGE Theater
Calderon de la Barca, Pedro; Lope de Vega; Agustin Moreto; Francisco Sales (comp. & ed.).  Seleccion de obras maestras dramáticas, por Calderon de la Barca, Lope de Vega, y Moreto; con notas, índice y reglas esenciales al uso de los colegios y universidades de estos Estados Unidos. Boston: Munroe y Francis, 1828. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.125"). [2] ff., 258 pp., [1] f.
$375.00
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Institutionally Approved as aVirtuous Juvenile Reading Book
Cardell, William S.  Story of Jack Halyard, the sailor boy: or, the virtuous family. Philadelphia: Stereotyped by L. Johnson for Uriah Hunt, 1832. 24mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). Frontis., 234, 8 (ads for Uriah Hunt) pp.; illus.
$50.00
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Splendor of the Mass in aSplendid Binding on a Miniature Book
Catholic Church.  Liturgy & ritual.  El libro de misa de los niños. Madrid: No publisher/printer, no date [ca. 1860]. Miniature (43 mm; 1.625"). 122 pp., 6 plates (including frontis.).
$500.00
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Beautifully Embellished with Superior Engravings, for the Mind & Eye
The child's own Sunday book ; or Sabbath-day lessons for little children.  New Haven: S. Babcock, [1840?].  (11.2 cm, 4.375"). 16 pp.; illus.
$55.00
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What to Wear, theDuty of Schoole-Masters, Divorce Sentences, & More
Church of England.  Constitutions and canons. 1603. English.   Constitutions and canons ecclesiasticall treated upon by the Bishop of London, president of the convocation for the province of Canterbury, and the rest of the bishops and clergy of the said province: And agreed upon with the Kings Majesties licence in their synod begun at London, anno Dom. 1603, and in the year of the reign of our soveraigne Lord James, by the grace of God, King of England, France, and Ireland the first, and of Scotland the 37. And now published for the due observation of them, by His Majesties authority under the Great Seal of England. London: Pr. by John Norton, for Joyce Norton, and Richard Whitaker, 1633. Small 4to. [60] ff.
$500.00
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THEN All the Birds Fell toSighing & Sobbing
Cock Robin: A pretty painted toy for either girl or boy. London: Griffith & Farran, [ca. 1856–70]. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.75"). 16 ff.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Apes, Foxes, Crabs, ETC. Clean, Fresh Copy
A collection of fables, for the instruction and amusement of little misses & masters. Adorned with cuts. York: Printed by J. Kendrew, [ca. 1820]. Near miniature (10 cm, 3.875"). 32 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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The Strangest Dinner-Party That Ever Was Seen”
Comus [pseud. of Robert Michael Ballantyne].  The butterfly's ball and the grasshopper's feast. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1857. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). [2], 24 pp.; 8 col. plts.
$750.00
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Limited EditionGamester's Guide to Cards —A Printing “Project”
Cotton, Charles.  Twenty card games: An extract from 'The compleat gamester'. Oxford: Oxford School of Art, 1955. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.125"). [8], 51, [5] pp.; illus.
$300.00
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Gold-Beaters & Calico Printers
Crabb's new book of trades, containing an account of the origin and present state of most of the trades practised in England. With neat embellishments. London: Printed & published by T. Crabb ... Sold also by J. Bysh ... , R. Hill, & Lingley & Belch ... & all other Booksellers, [1818–21?]. 24mo (15 cm, 5.5"). 82, [2] pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Jack Cuts Off the Giant's Head *&* Razes His Castle
Craig, William Marshall, illus.; John Lee, engraver.   Jack the giant killer, a hero. Banbury: Pr. by J.G. Rusher, [ca. 1820]. Near miniature (8.8 cm, 3.5"). 15, [1] pp.; illus. (wood engravings).
$325.00
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Diddle, Diddle, Dumplings, Oh!
The cries of London, for the instruction and amusement of good children.   York: J. Kendrew, [ca. 1820]. Near miniature (10 cm, 3.9"). 32 pp.; illus.
$275.00
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A Celebration of Fine EducationInscribed by the Author
Cunningham, Frank H.  Familiar sketches of the Phillips Exeter Academy and surroundings. Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1883. 8vo (20.1 cm; 7.875"). xiv, 360 pp. illus.
$200.00
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