Children"s books in England & America in the seventeenth century
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Children"s books in England & America in the seventeenth century a history and checklist, together with The young Christian"s library, the first printed catalogue of books for children. by Sloane, William.

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Published by King"s Crown Press, Columbia University in New York .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Children"s literature -- Bibliography.,
  • Children"s literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Children -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Children -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Early printed books -- Great Britain -- 17th century -- Bibliography.,
  • Early printed books -- United States -- 17th century -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

The young Christian"s library is a facsimile reproduction of the Bodleian Library copy of the original ed. published in 1710.

Other titlesYoung Christian"s library.
GenreBibliography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ1037 .S62
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 251 p.
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6156057M
LC Control Number54009938
OCLC/WorldCa1370922

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