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From primer to pleasure in reading : an introduction to the history of children's books in England from the invention of printing to 1914 with an outline of some developments in other countries / by Mary F. Thwaite.

; Horn Book, Inc ; Stanhope Bindery
1st American ed.. Boston : Horn Book, [1972] .
ISBN 9780876752753, 087675275X

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Other Authors Horn Book, Inc.
Stanhope Bindery.
Subjects Artists.
Children -- Books and reading -- Great Britain.
Children -- Books and reading.
Children's literature, English -- History and criticism.
Children's literature, English.
Great Britain.
LitteĢrature de jeunesse anglaise -- Histoire et critique.
Description x, 340 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes "Bound in the United States of America by Stanhope Bindery"--Title page verso.
Published in 1963 under title: From primer to pleasure.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-313).
Contents PART ONE: Sources -- Printing, Its Heritage and Promise -- Romance and Traditional Literature -- Developments in the 16th and 17th Centuries -- PART TWO: Foundations -- Reason Versus Fairy Lore -- John Newbery and the Beginnings of the Publishing Trade for Boys and Girls -- The Christian Tradition: From Isaac watts to the Sunday Schools -- Rousseau and the Moral School -- PART THREE: The Dawn of Imagination -- From Songs of Innocence to Grimms Fairy Tales -- PART FOUR: Flood Tide: The Victorian Age and Edwardian Aftermath -- Developments in the 19th Century -- Fairy Lore and Fantasy -- Nonsense, Verse, and Drama -- The Story of Home and School -- The Tale of Adventure -- The Recreation of the Past -- The Animal Story -- Picture-Books and Books for Young Children -- Books of Knowledge -- Periodicals -- PART FIVE: Children's Books from Abroad -- North America -- Australia -- Western Europe.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Geographic Area England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)644164
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Thwaite, M. F. 1908-1966.
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