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Catalogue of Children's Books (before 1900)

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Books 1 to 30






J72182 Bingley,William (1774-1823) TRAVELS IN NORTH AMERICA, from Modern Writers. With Remaks and Observations; exhibiting a connected view of the Geography and Present state of that Quarter of the Globe. By the Rev. William Bingley .. Designed for the Use of Young Persons. 1821-1823 Price: GBP 150.00 or USD 210.00

J73957 The Church of England SUNDAY SCHOLAR'S MAGAZINE for [1852], 1853 1852-3 Price: GBP 22.00 or USD 31.00

J71371 Barwell Mrs. (Louisa Mary) 1800-1885 THE NOVEL ADVENTURES OF TOM THUMB THE GREAT; showing how he visited the insect world and learned much wisdom. 1870-80 Price: GBP 25.00 or USD 35.00

P3840 Dawe, Rev. C.S. INSTRUCTIVE READER Book III 1875-77 according to Bodleian Library Price: GBP 5.00 or USD 7.00

J69441 Gellibrand, Emma J. COLE 1890-1910s (see description) Price: GBP 1.00 or USD 1.00

J19741 YOUNG ENGLAND vol.22 1899-1900) Price: GBP 13.00 or USD 18.00

J73403 Gregory, Dr. [John 1724-1773] A FATHER'S LEGACY TO HIS DAUGHTERS, by the Late Dr. Gregory of Edinburgh. A New Edition. 1781 Price: GBP 42.00 or USD 59.00

P6920 Written in French by M. Gueulette translated by Mr. [Thomas] Stackhouse CHINESE TALES or Wonderful Adventures of the Mandarin Fum-Hoam: related by himself, to Divert the Sultana, upon the Celebration of her Nuptials. 1781 Price: GBP 50.00 or USD 70.00

J66598 Berquin, M. [Arnaud Berquin (1747-1791)] L'AMI DES ENFANS Par M. Berquin. Novembre 1783 No. XI. 1783 Price: GBP 32.00 or USD 45.00

J66850 Genlis, Mme de] but no name given ADELE ET THEODORE ou Lettres sur L'education .. Tome I + Tome II + Tome III. 1783 Price: GBP 48.00 or USD 67.00

J64553 Trimmer, Mrs. (Sarah Trimmer nee Kirby 1741-1810) THE FAMILY MAGAZINE; or, a Repository of Religious Instruction, and Rational Amusement. Designed to conteract the pernicious Tendency of Immoral Books &c. which have circulated of late Years among the Inferior Classes of People to the Obstruction of their Improvement in Religion and Morality. 1788 Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 168.00

J72896 Cooper,Reverend Mr. [Richard Johnson] A NEW HISTORY OF ENGLAND. From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. On a Plan recommended by The Earl of Chesterfield. Embellished with Copper Plates, elegantly engraved from the Designs of Mr. Wale. 1788 Price: GBP 150.00 or USD 210.00

J72897 Riley's Historical Pocket Library A BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE; From its Foundation to the Final Overthrow of that once Great and memorable Commonwealth … 1793 Price: GBP 60.00 or USD 84.00

J73390 Pinchard, Elizabeth Sibthorpe] Author of The Blind Child & Dramatic Dialogues THE TWO COUSINS, a Moral Story, for the use of Young Persons. In which is exemplified the necessity of Moderation and Justice to the Attainment of Happiness. 1794 Price: GBP 75.00 or USD 105.00

P65481 Editor of The School & Family Testament) WISDOM IN MINIATURE or the young Gentleman's and Lady's Pleasing Instructor: being a Collection of Sentences .. learned Authors, both Antient and Modern .. Youth of both Sexes 1797 Price: GBP 48.00 or USD 67.00

J73780 Trimmer, Mrs. translated by Nicolas Hamel INTRODUCTION A LA CONNOISSANCE DE LA NATURE, et a la Lecture de L'Ecriture Sainte. Traduite de la Derniere Edition de Mrs. Trimmer. Par Nicolas Hamel, auteur d'une grammaire Francoise &c. Nouvelle Edition. 1800 Price: GBP 25.00 or USD 35.00

J65865 Anon EARLY BLOSSOMS OF GENIUS AND VIRTUE including Maxims of early Wisdom, Juvenile Memoirs, a great variety of examples of the Moral Virtues and a Selection of Moral Poesy Embellished with Engraving 1801 Price: GBP 50.00 or USD 70.00

J66854 Berquin,M. (Arnaud) SELECT STORIES for the instruction and entertainment of children from the French of M.Berquin 1802 Price: GBP 28.00 or USD 39.00

J73766 Evans, John (1767-1827) THE JUVENILE TOURIST: or, Excursions through various parts of the island of Great Britain; including the West of England, the Midland counties, and the whole county of Kent; Illustrated with Maps, and interspersed with Historical Anecdotes and Poetical Extracts, for the improvement of the rising generation, In a Series of Letters to a Pupil. 1804 Price: GBP 65.00 or USD 91.00

P4894 Demoustier, C.A. [Charles-Albert Demoustier 1760-1801] LETTRES A EMILIE SUR LA MYTHOLOGIE .. Première Partie + Seconde Partie 1804 [An] xiii Price: GBP 18.00 or USD 25.00

P13312 Pujoulx, J.B. [Jean Baptiste Pujoulx 1762-1821] LE NATURALISTE DU SECOND AGE, ouvrage destiné à servir de suite .. au Livre du second age .. Orné de plus de cent figures représentant les animaux et les objets décrits. 1805 An XIII Price: GBP 30.00 or USD 42.00

J73779 Smith, Charlotte (17 -1806) MINOR MORALS, Interspersed with Sketches of NATURAL HISTORY, Historical Anecdotes, and Original Stories. By Charlotte Smith, author of Rural Walks, and Rambles Farther. Vol. II. [of 2] The Fourth Edition. 1806 Price: GBP 45.00 or USD 63.00

J67106 POLITE PRECEPTOR or a collection of entertaining and instructive Essays .. With a view to inspire into the minds of youth the love of Virtue and the Principles of true Taste and just Reasoning 1807 Price: GBP 28.00 or USD 39.00

J72494 Dorset,Catherine Ann Turner] but simply "by a Lady" THE LION'S MASQUERADE, A Sequel to the Peacock at Home. Written By A Lady. Illustrated with Elegant Engravings. 1808 Price: GBP 150.00 or USD 210.00

J73387 Mackenzie, William (1772-1852) attributed to] THE ACADEMY; or a Picture of Youth. 1808 Price: GBP 45.00 or USD 63.00

J63626 Mavor, William (1758-1837) ELEMENTS OF NATURAL HISTORY IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM chiefly intended for the Use of Schools & Young Persons 1809 Price: GBP 30.00 or USD 42.00

P10529 Martin, Louis Aime´ ETRENNES A LA JEUNESSE recueil d'historiettes morales en vers et en prose, re´dige´es par Louis Aime´-Martin 1811 Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 168.00

P67607 Milalrd,John Assistant Librarian of the Surrey Institution THE NEW POCKET CYCLOPAEDIA: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge .. With Lists of Select Books on every important subject of learning and science Designed for the Higher Classes in School and for Young Persons in General 1813 Price: GBP 65.00 or USD 91.00

J73759 W.,S. (Darton bibliography lists Elizabeth Kilner as author) A VISIT TO A FARM HOUSE, or an Introduction to Various Subjects, Connected with Rural Economy. Embellished with beautiful plates. By S.W. author of "A Visit to London." Sixth Edition. 1815 Price: GBP 90.00 or USD 126.00

J71267 Hughes,Mary Robson] author of Aunt Mary's Tales. THE ORNAMENTS DISCOVERED A Story, in two Parts. 1815 Price: GBP 28.00 or USD 39.00

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