Catalogue of the Hockliffe collection of early children"sbooks

  • 155 Pages
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  • English
Bedford College of Education , (Bedford, Eng.)
Children"s literature, English -- Bibliography -- Cata
Statementcompiled and arranged by Doreen H. Boggis.
ContributionsHockliffe, Frederick., Boggis, Doreen H.
LC ClassificationsZ1037
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 155 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20737476M

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[Frederick Hockliffe; Doreen H Boggis; Bedford College of Education. Library.]. The University of Bedfordshire has a unique collection of eighteenth and nineteenth century children's literature. The Hockliffe Collection contains in excess of a thousand children's books which date from between and the early twentieth century.

Most of the Catalogue of the Hockliffe collection of early childrensbooks book in the collection were published between and The Hockliffe Collection is a unique cache of over a thousand British children's books dating predominantly from the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

They were originally collected by Frederic Hockliffe (), a Bedford publisher and bookseller. The Hockliffe Collection contains in excess of a thousand children's books which date from between and the early twentieth century.

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Spufford, Margaret, Small Books and Pleasant Histories, Methuen, London, St. John, Judith (ed.), The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books A Catalogue, Toronto: Toronto Public Library, Canada, Doreen Boggis, the first cataloguer of the Hockliffe Collection, suggested otherwise, claiming that the absence of a publisher in the imprint, and the presence of the words 'Printed for the Running Stationers', indicated that it dated from the first half of the eighteenth century (Boggis, Catalogue of the Hockliffe Collection, p.3).

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