Cobwebs to Catch Flies: Illustrated Books for the Nursery and Schoolroom, 1700-1900
Developments in juvenile literature, social customs, fashion styles, and the changing role of children in society are reflected in illustrations from reading, alphabet, counting, religious, social studies, and science books
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adult alphabet book Alphabet London America Amusement animals appeared artists attempt Barbauld behaviour Bewick Bible Birds book illustration books for children Buckle my Shoe Catch Flies chapbook child children's books children's literature Cobwebs to Catch considered contemporary countries Cries Darton Dean Dialogues didactic early edition Edmund Evans Edward Lear eighteenth century engraved entertainment example Flowers French frequently Grammar hand-coloured hornbook important interest Isaac Isaac Taylor Isaac Watts John Harris juvenile Kate Greenaway Lady language learner learning Lessons letters Lewis Carroll Library London mamma method moral natural history Newbery nineteenth century nursery Opposite bottom Opposite top parents Paris period Peter Philadelphia pictorial Picture Book plate popular Pretty published reading books rhyming Routledge & Sons Sarah Trimmer Scenes shows Songs stories Street Struwwelpeter Sunday Taylor teach toy book Trimmer various verse Walter Crane woodcuts words writers young reader