Collection Items

  • Book/Printed Material
    A apple pie
    Apple pie
    Introduces the letters A to Z while following the fortunes of an apple pie.
    • Contributor: Greenaway, Kate - Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress) - Frederick Warne (Firm)
    • Date: 1900

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    The Arabian nights : their best-known tales Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Recat. to AACR2: vj15 09-10-98
    • Contributor: Parrish, Maxfield - Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith - Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress) - Rogers, Bruce - Smith, Nora Archibald - Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1909

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The baby's own Aesop : being the fables condensed in rhyme, with portable morals pictorially pointed Errata slip laid in. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Form AACR2: vj36 04-02-2002
    • Contributor: Aesop - Crane, Walter - Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection (Library of Congress) - Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1887

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    Ballad of the lost hare Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Sidney, Margaret - D. Lothrop & Company
    • Date: 1882

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Baseball A B C.
    Baseball ABC | Base-ball A. B. C.
    Cover title. In illustrated paper cover; all ill. are chromolithographs. Guide to baseball literature, edited by A. Grobani, lists this title, clothbound, p. 185, 15-2. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: McLoughlin Bros., Inc - Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1885

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The book of the cat : with facsimiles of drawings in colour Printed on one side of leaf only. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress) - Bonsall, Elisabeth Fearne - Humphrey, Mabel
    • Date: 1903

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The book of trades. Title vignette. In original publisher's binding: Green cloth with illustration of a blacksmith stamped in gilt on upper board. Title and decoration in gilt on spine. NUC pre-1956, 66:369 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy is the gift of Newman F. McGirr, May 27, 1939.
    • Contributor: Miller, Edward W. - McGirr, Newman F.
    • Date: 1847

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The Boston cries ; and, The story of the little match-boy
    Story of the little match-boy | Little match-boy
    Page [1] (blank) mounted inside front cover. The cries are on p. [2], [5], [7], [9], [11], [13], the story on [4], [6], [8], [10], [12], [14]. John C. Riker published at 129 Fulton St., New York, between 1844 and 1856. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 311-313 Illustrations in LC copy are hand-painted.
    • Contributor: Riker, John C. - Brown, Samuel E. - Worcester, Fernando Edwards
    • Date: 1844

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    The cats' party. Cover title. Copyright 1869. Leaves printed on one side only, printed pages face each other. First and last leaves pasted to paper wrapper. In illustrated paper wrapper with publisher's advertisement on p. [4], with address: 71 & 73 Duane St., New York. Advertisements include the Aunt Louisa big picture series, and Swift's combination toy blocks (patented March 22d, 1870). McLoughlin Bros. moved to 71...
    • Contributor: McLoughlin Bros., Inc
    • Date: 1871

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The cheerful cricket and others
    Cheerful cricket
    Illus. t.p. in color. Ornamental borders. "Six of these stories are here reprinted by courtesy of 'The Churchman,' New York." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Marks, Jeannette Augustus - Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1907

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  • Book/Printed Material
    A child's garden of verses Prideaux, W.F. Stevenson, p. 39 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Stevenson, Robert Louis - Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress) - Rogers, Bruce - Robinson, Charles - Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1895

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    Children of our town Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Wells, Carolyn - Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress) - Squire, Maud Hunt - Mars, E. (Ethel)
    • Date: 1902

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  • Collection
    Children's Book Selections This special collection presents children’s books selected from the General and Rare Book Collections at the Library of Congress. The collection includes classic works that are still read by children today, and lesser-known treasures drawn from the Library’s extensive collection of historically significant children’s books. The books in this collection were published in the United States and England before 1924, are no longer under...

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The Children's object book. "Designed in England and printed by G. Loewensohn at Fürth, Bavaria"--Front pastedown. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Frederick Warne (Firm)
    • Date: 188?

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The Circus procession.
    Santa Claus R.R. | Santa Claus Rail Road
    4 lines of verse are at the bottom of the colored illustrations of the circus procession. The leaves are mounted on boards and joined together in an accordion-fold format. Fully extended, it is 372 cm. in length. Covers included in pagination. Copy 1 (without Santa Claus R.R.) also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Copy ordered on 03-09-2016 is...
    • Contributor: McLoughlin Bros - Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1888

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  • Article
    Collection Highlights The Library of Congress launched this digital collection as part of its celebration of the 100th anniversary of Children's Book Week in 2019. Children’s Book Week began when Franklin K. Mathiews, librarian for the Boy Scouts of America; Frederic G. Melcher, editor of Publishers Weekly; and Anne Carroll Moore, Superintendent of Children's Works at New York Public Library, joined forces to promote high standards...
  • Book/Printed Material
    The complete collection of pictures & songs
    Complete collection of pictures and songs | R. Caldecott's collection of pictures & songs
    On cover: Large paper edition. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LAC ael 2019-09-05 update (1 card)
    • Contributor: Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress) - Caldecott, Randolph - Evans, Edmund - G. Routledge and Sons
    • Date: 1887

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Denslow's Humpty Dumpty
    Humpty Dumpty
    Cover title. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Adv. on p. [4] of cover for Denslow's picture books for children: twelve books uniform in format rewritten to remove "all coarseness, cruelty, and everything that might frighten children."
    • Contributor: Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace) - Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Easy and instructive lessons for children. Also, The ladder to learning, or, A selection of fables consisting of words of only one syllable : being an easy introduction to the useful art ... Shaw & Shoemaker 6214 Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 303 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 25 LC copy imperfect: all after p. 48 wanting. LAC knj 2019-10-08 no edits (1 card)
    • Contributor: Goodale, Ezekiel - Manning & Loring
    • Date: 1804

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Elsie Dinsmore First edition. Added t.p. has address: 506 Broadway, which is correct. Illustrations signed: Fay & Cox. In original publisher's binding: brown cloth over boards, with blind-stamped medallion in the center of the upper and lower boards, and gold-stamped title on spine. Blanck, J. Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 26 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 226-246 LC copy is the gift of Arthur...
    • Contributor: Finley, Martha - Fay & Cox - Dodd, Moses Woodruff
    • Date: 1867

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Gobolinks, or shadow-pictures for young and old
    Gobolinks | Shadow-pictures for young and old
    Bound in decorated paper boards. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Paine, Albert Bigelow - Stuart, Ruth McEnery - Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1896

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Goody Two-Shoes : illuminated with ten pictures. "With illustrations by W.H. Thwaites, engraved by the best artists"--Cover. In an illustrated stiff paper wrapper, with an advertisement on p. [4] for the series. Copyright 1855. Signatures: A-B⁸. Last page blank. "Printed in oil colors, by Brown, Loomis & Co."--Frontispiece. Engraved t.p. and most ill. signed: N. Orr, one ill. signed: Bobbett-Hooper. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 93-101
    • Contributor: Hooper, Edward - Bobbett, Albert - Thwaites, William H. - Brown, Loomis & Co. - Orr, Nathaniel
    • Date: 1855

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Grimm's animal stories, Also available in digital form.
    • Contributor: Grimm, Wilhelm - Crane, Lucy - Grimm, Jacob
    • Date: 1909

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The History of insects. Woodcut illustrations and title vignette. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Wood, Samuel
    • Date: 1813

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