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A critical history of children"s literature

a survey of children"s books in English from earliest times to the present

by Cornelia Meigs

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jeugdliteratuur,
  • Literatura Infanto-Juvenil,
  • Books and reading,
  • Children"s literature, English,
  • History and criticism,
  • Histoire et critique,
  • Engels,
  • Littérature de jeunesse,
  • Kinderliteratur,
  • Children

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementprepared in four parts by Cornelia Meigs ... [et al.] Decorations by Vera Bock
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1009.A1 M4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 624 p.
    Number of Pages624
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24745730M
    LC Control Number53010828
    OCLC/WorldCa250734


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