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The Wise Boys: or, The Entertaining Histories of Fred Forethought, Matt Merrythought, Luke Lovebook and Ben Bee (ca. 1842)

- March 30, 2017 in children, children's book, death, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, wisdom

Collection of poetic stories championing exemplary boyhood behaviour, the work of the American poet Sarah Josepha Buell Hale.

The Wise Boys: or, The Entertaining Histories of Fred Forethought, Matt Merrythought, Luke Lovebook and Ben Bee (ca. 1842)

- March 30, 2017 in children, children's book, death, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, wisdom

Collection of poetic stories championing exemplary boyhood behaviour, the work of the American poet Sarah Josepha Buell Hale.

Walter Crane’s Painting Book (1889)

- November 16, 2016 in children's book, coloring book, colouring book, illustration, vintage coloring book, walter crane

Long before the current craze for adult colouring books came this 19th-century painting book from one of the finest contributors to the Golden Age of illustration.

Walter Crane’s Painting Book (1889)

- November 16, 2016 in children's book, coloring book, colouring book, illustration, vintage coloring book, walter crane

Long before the current craze for adult colouring books came this 19th-century painting book from one of the finest contributors to the Golden Age of illustration.

Walter Crane’s Painting Book (1889)

- November 16, 2016 in children's book, coloring book, colouring book, illustration, vintage coloring book, walter crane

Long before the current craze for adult colouring books came this 19th-century painting book from one of the finest contributors to the Golden Age of illustration.

Walter Crane’s Painting Book (1889)

- November 16, 2016 in children's book, coloring book, colouring book, illustration, vintage coloring book, walter crane

Long before the current craze for adult colouring books came this 19th-century painting book from one of the finest contributors to the Golden Age of illustration.

The Merry Cobler and His Musical Alphabet (ca. 1800)

- March 10, 2016 in Alphabet, alphabet book, children's book

A charming alphabet book, dating from around 1800, published by the Glasgow-based publishers J. Lumsden and Son.

The Merry Cobler and His Musical Alphabet (ca. 1800)

- March 10, 2016 in Alphabet, alphabet book, children's book

A charming alphabet book, dating from around 1800, published by the Glasgow-based publishers J. Lumsden and Son.

The Adventures of Cinderella (ca.1810)

- May 29, 2014 in children's book, cinderella, juvenile

A short and wonderfully illustrated version of the Cinderella tale most probably dating from the early 19th century (no date can be made out in the book itself).

The Adventures of Cinderella (ca.1810)

- May 29, 2014 in children's book, cinderella, juvenile

A short and wonderfully illustrated version of the Cinderella tale most probably dating from the early 19th century (no date can be made out in the book itself).