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Juvenile Historical Collection

The Juvenile Historical Collection is housed in the Information and Library Science Library at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The collection of historic children's books consists of materials mainly published between 1839 and 1920. The materials are available for library use only. The purpose of this special collection is to support further research in the history of children's literature as well as the curriculum for children's librarians at the School of Information and Libra...



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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
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[25] leaves : 19 cm
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Juvenile Historical Collection
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viii, 525 p. : 24 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
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T.p. within double rules
Topic: Robin Hood (Legendary character) in literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Bunyan, John, 1628-1688; Maguire, Robert, 1826-1890
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548 p. : 23 cm
Topic: Bunyan, John, 1628-1688
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Bannerman, Helen, 1862-1946
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At head of title: The only authorized American edition
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Topics: Sambo (Fictitious character), Children
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
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Part 1: 341, [7] p., [4] leaves of plates; part 2: 359, [9] p., [4] leaves of plates
Topics: Families, Young women
Juvenile Historical Collection
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At head of title: The national standard
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Wright, Blanche Fisher, ill
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Illustrated t.-p. and lining-papers
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914
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274 p. : 19 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912, editor; Ford, H. J. (Henry Justice), 1860-1941, illustrator; Jacomb Hood, G. P. (George Percy), 1857-1929, illustrator
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2 v. : 18 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822; Saint Simon, Mrs., tr
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138 p. 17 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Spyri, Johanna, 1827-1901; Smith, Jessie Willcox, 1863-1935
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A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city
Topics: Mountain life, Grandfathers, Orphans
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834; Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847, joint author; Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926, ill
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Title within ornamental border
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Topic: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Gordon, Elizabeth, 1866-1922
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[92] p. ; 21 cm
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Topics: Flowers, Gardens
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Aesop; Townsend, George Fyler, 1814-1900. trl; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906. ill; George Routledge and Sons. pbl; J. Ogden and Co. prt
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Date of publication based on binding indicating publication in the 1870's
Topics: Animals, Children, Conduct of life
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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"4 me Série" -- Cover
412 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Children's literature, American, Sunday school literature
Cover title: Aunt Mary's reading book
Topic: Primers
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972; Pogány, Willy, 1882-1955, ill
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Maps on lining-papers
Topic: Argonauts (Greek mythology)
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939
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"The stories and illustrations ... originally appeared in Little folks between 1896 and 1902."
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Collodi, Carlo, 1826-1890
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212 p., [1] leaf of plates : 18 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Schell, Stanley
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192 p. : 20 cm
Topic: Halloween
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Includes index
Topics: Nursery rhymes, Mother Goose (Fictitious character), Animals
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
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56 p. : 19 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Porter, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman), 1868-1920; Mulford, Stockton, ill
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"Twentieth impression, February 1914"--Verso of t.p
Topics: Orphans, Aunts
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
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First American edition. Livingston, 117; Stewart, 134
Topic: Animals
Errors in order of paging
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703; Austen, John, ill
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Little Red Riding-Hood.--The fairy.--Blue Beard.--The sleeping beauty.--Puss in boots.--Cinderella.--Riquet with the tuft.--Tom Thumb
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Winter, John Strange, 1856-1911; Crompton, Frances E; Molesworth, Mrs., 1839-1921
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A Christmas fairy, by J. S. Winter [pseud.]--Not quite true, by M. L. S. Molesworth--In the chimney corner, by F. E. Crompton
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Meiklejohn, J. M. D. (John Miller Dow), 1830-1902; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. ill; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905. egr; William Blackwood and Sons. pbl
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Listed in the English catalogue, under Meiklejohn, at 5s., or the 2 pts. separately at 3s 6d. each, dated 1884-5; according to Massé and Osborne pt. 1 was published in 1884, pt. 2 in 1885
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Wiltse, Sara E. (Sara Eliza), b. 1849
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242 p. : 19 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
617 p., [1] leaf of plates : 27 cm
Topic: World history
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834; Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847; Green, Winifred
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Three of the stories (The witch aunt, First going to church, and The sea voyage) are by Charles Lamb, the remaining seven by Mary Lamb
Topic: Children's stories, English
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Lawson, Lizzie; Matéaux, Clara L
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Thirty-five proverbs in verse and picture. Included are "Pride Goeth Before a Fall," "The Early Bird Catches the Worm," and "Big Head, Little Wit."
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Topics: American poetry, Proverbs
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Yonge, Charlotte M. (Charlotte Mary), 1823-1901
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Title vignette
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923; Smith, Nora Archibald, 1859-1934; MacKinstry, E. (Elizabeth)
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A collection of Scandanavian, English, French, Spanish, Gaelic, German, Russian, and East Indian fairy tales
Topic: Fairy tales
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864; Fell, Herbert Granville, b. 1872
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Adaptations of Greek Myths: The Gorgon's head, The golden touch, The three golden apples, The Chimera
Topic: Mythology, Classical
In verse
Topic: Children's stories, German
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Heward, Constance; Pearse, Susan Beatrice
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121 p. : 20 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
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ix, 263 p., [24] leaves of plates : 19 cm
Topic: Trees
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Jackson, Leroy F. (Leroy Freeman), 1881-1958; Wright, Blanche Fisher, ill
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Illustrated lining-papers
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Quatrelles, 1826-1893; Hood, Tom, 1835-1874, tr; Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883
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Gilt on all edges
Topic: Charlemagne, Emperor, 742-814
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Eleven sophomores
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118 p. ; 18 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Werner, Edgar S., d. 1919, comp
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271 p., [32] p. of plates : 20 cm
Topic: Cats
Juvenile Historical Collection
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174 p. : 18 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888
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First American edition; cf. Blanck, cited below. London edition issued in parts from 1877-1878
Topics: Circus performers, Dogs, Families
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919
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Title-page illustrated in colors
Topic: Santa Claus
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888
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365 p. : 18 cm
Topics: Boys, March family (Fictitious characters)
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Meiklejohn, J. M. D. (John Miller Dow), 1830-1902; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. ill; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905. egr; William Blackwood and Sons. pbl
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Listed in the English catalogue, under Meiklejohn, at 5s., or the 2 pts. separately at 3s 6d. each, dated 1884-5; according to Massé and Osborne pt. 1 was published in 1884, pt. 2 in 1885
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Methodist Episcopal Church. Sunday School Union
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v. : 14 cm
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Nutting, Mary O. (Mary Olivia), 1831-1910
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480 p
Topic: William I, Prince of Orange, 1533-1584
Juvenile Historical Collection
by La Motte-Fouqué, Friedrich Heinrich Karl, Freiherr de, 1777-1843; Courtney, W. L. (William Leonard), 1850-1928; Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939; Kelling, Lucile, 1894-1990, former owner; James Ballantyne and Co., printer
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RBC Binding: blue cloth; gilt stamped lettering and illustrations on cover and spine. Pictorial endpapers in green and white
Topic: Illustrated books
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Smith, E. Boyd (Elmer Boyd), 1860-1943, ill; Elmendorf, Lawrence
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Title page in red and black
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859, joint author; Olcott, Frances Jenkins, ed; Cramer, Rie, 1887-1977, ill
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367 p., [6] leaves of plates : 25 cm
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; André, R. (Richard), 1834-1907, ill; P. G., ill
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Frontispiece plate is copyright 1899; no other dates found
Topics: Fairy tales, Folklore
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Hey, Wilhelm, 1789-1854; Klimsch, E. (Eugen), 1839-1896
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30 p., [8] leaves of plates : 25 cm
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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"Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge."
Topic: Children's literature
Juvenile Historical Collection
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"Printed in Great Britain."
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Harris, Ada Van Stone; Waldo, Lillian McLean, b. 1873, joint author
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xii, 1, 154 p. 22 cm
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Juvenile Historical Collection
by Porter, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman), 1868-1920
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"Glad book."
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
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1 v. (unpaged) : 21 x 28 cm
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Topics: Animals, Children's stories, English