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Illustration from: From Farm Boy to Senator: Being the History of the Boyhood and Manhood of Daniel Webster By Horatio Alger, Jr., New York :J. S. Ogilvie & Company, [c1882] "Is it a story?" -- "No, Daniel; it is the Constitution of the United States."
July 3, 2008
The Book of accidents: designed for young children. New Haven :  S. Babcock, Sidney's press, 1831.  
June 23, 2008
A movable scene from Dean's Living Strewelpeter [ca. 1890]
June 5, 2008
An illustrated writing sheet, printed in London, filled out with an original Christmas poem by a young girl named Rebecca Jane Mitchell in New York, 1807.
June 2, 2008
A set of 5 (out of 6 published) titles in the Captain Ginger series, written by Isabel Anderson and published in 1910 & 1911. (Boston : C.M. Clark). These copies were the author's own, specially bound in limp suede covers.
May 1, 2008
. . . and harried pets. [circa 1890, in the collection of the Beinecke Library as part of a salesman's sample book, including Young People's History of the World. Possibly never published.]
April 14, 2008
and girls' stunts. From the diaries of Margaret Mellor.
February 1, 2008

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