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The History of French Children's Books 1750 - 1900 frm the Collection of J.-G. Deschamps, Exhibition and Sale January 1934.

by Bookshop for Boys and Girls. Preface by Esther Averill

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Boston : Bookshop for Boys and Girls, 1934.. 1st printing. Very good in cloth covered paper wraps. Scuffing spotting, and slight wear to covers, more so at edges. Cloth has a few small tears at top back, and one at top front near spine. 39 p. More than an exhibition or sale catalog, this work is also an excellent introduction. Types covered include ABC's, Fables, Books of Deportment, Old Fairy tales, Books of Science and Nature, Classic novels adapted for children, hisory, travel, magazines, printed games, printed box covers, and songs. Each section has a brief and informative introduction. A scarce, useful, and entertaining item.



  • Bookseller: Motte & Bailey, Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 17809
  • Title: The History of French Children's Books 1750 - 1900 frm the Collection of J.-G. Deschamps, Exhibition and Sale January 1934.
  • Author: Bookshop for Boys and Girls. Preface by Esther Averill
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Boston : Bookshop for Boys and Girls, 1934.
  • Keywords: 1stEd Book History Books Printing Children's Kids Catalogs Exhibition
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books about Books;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books;


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