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Juvenile Literature

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This collection pulls from several different collections such as the John M. Shaw Collection overall, the Shaw Childhood in Poetry Collection, and various other childhood literature collections at FSU. These books look at the experience of childhood through stories, poetry, songs and illustrations particularly in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Fireside dreams
Fireside dreams
Nep -- Great-great-grandma's Christmas in "merrie England" -- Cousin Louise talks about the deer -- Esther Hendrickson's New Year's party -- The shepherd dog -- Edward the Sixth and his whipping boy -- Aunt Lucy's Australian pets -- Harry's knife -- Grandma's valentine -- What they did with the snow in Paris -- Inside and outside -- Duke -- Charley in Holland -- Some things grandpa saw -- Uncle Jake's strange passenger -- The alfalfa harvest at valley home ranch -- Florence's Philopena -- Charlie -- Little "oh my!"
Flora's gala
Flora's gala
"Illustrated with elegant engravings"; engravings by Maria Flaxman, hand-colored., Sequel to the poem by William Roscoe., No. 3668 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
Gladiola Murphy
Gladiola Murphy
Summary: A poor girl leaves her family and comes to Boston in search of a better life.
Gleeful days: a treasury for the little ones
Gleeful days: a treasury for the little ones
Little red Sukey -- Timid Fanny -- Tot and the turkey gobbler -- Polly White -- Jeanie and the robin -- The donkeys of Portugal -- Brother Edward and Lily-Blossom -- Dan and Jack -- Little lost Willie -- Kate's idea -- Sound and true -- Grandma's birth-day -- Sister Molly -- How a butterfly came -- Baby Calla -- Run-away Flossie -- Nothing but leaves -- Weezy's pickle -- Pearl rain-drop -- Tabby and Mouser -- Tommy and the snake -- The fairy in the pink -- Harry boy -- Bobby's blunder.
Golden bells, or, Hymns for our children
Golden bells, or, Hymns for our children
Includes indexes., Publisher's memo shelved separately in Shaw author file.
Goode's instructive alphabet for children
Goode's instructive alphabet for children
Cover title., Cover illustration hand-colored.
Goody Two-Shoes
Goody Two-Shoes
Cover title., Leaves numbered 2, 3, 6, 7, 10, 11, 14, 15., Woodcut illustrations are hand-colored., First and last leaves pasted-down to wrappers., In verse., No. S1538.149 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
Gray's elegy
Gray's elegy
Title from cover.
Happy days childhood
Happy days childhood
Ned and Nick -- Dobbin's friends -- Who scratched the baby? -- Ladybug and her two cousins -- Jack Horner's Christmas pie -- Grandpa's story of Pero -- Tim's monkey -- Little grey mouse -- Teddy makes a cat -- A postman with wings -- Plum -- Dressing up -- Another house -- Round the Christmas tree -- The story of a lamb -- Four doll-mammas
Happy hearts and lively times
Happy hearts and lively times
A funny monkey trap -- Trottino -- Mrs. Lucas's pets -- Trottino-- Peter the goat-herd -- Trottino -- The ugly duckling -- Trottino -- Trottino -- What cured Scamp -- Trottino -- Pictures in the fire -- Trottino -- A dream-camel -- Trottino -- Mungo: a Scotch doggie -- Trottino -- Trottino -- A little journey round the world -- Fire! Fire! in China -- Trottino -- Trottino -- Two little pickaninnies -- A little helper -- Susie's gift -- My little sister -- The Christmas rose -- Monk the Saint Bernard dog -- Pip, Pop and Skip.
Harvey & Darton's juvenile museum of entertainment
Harvey & Darton's juvenile museum of entertainment
Incomplete contents: pt. Natural history., Incomplete contents: pt. 4. Natural history., Title from cover., Baldwin Library has pt. 4 only., "Contains six numbered parts, each illustrated with six plates after Howitt, possibly Ann Maria Howitt Watts"--Osborne, II, 824., Includes publisher's advertisement.
History and adventures of little Eliza: a companion to little Fanny
History and adventures of little Eliza: a companion to little Fanny
Contents: Eliza in the garden reading a little book -- Eliza with her doll, wandering from her home to the fair -- Eliza's a fortune-teller -- Eliza becomes a match-girl -- Eliza turned beggar -- Eliza sells water-cresses -- Little Eliza as a cottage maid -- Eliza's at home again., Date from cover., Printed on one side of leaf only, the printed sides facing each other., In verse., "Illustrated with a series of elegant figures"., "Printed by R. Harrild, 20, Great Eastcheap for J.Aldis, 9, Pavement, Moorfields"., Copper engravings.
History of John Gilpin of Cheapside: a droll story. and, The historical ballad, of the children in the wood
History of John Gilpin of Cheapside: a droll story. and, The historical ballad, of the children in the wood
Contents: The humorous history of John Gilpin -- True story of a mastiff -- Three black crows -- The coach and cart -- True story of an elephant --The children in the wood -- Conclusion -- Dishonesty punished -- Wise sayings for the use of children., Date range taken from Shaw and Roscoe, both cited below., Signatures: pi² A-C⁴ [D-F⁴]., Series title taken from label of upper cover of original wrappers., 6 plates included in pagination., Not in Russell., Inscription date of 1808 on title page
Hold the fort!: melodies and rhymes from the memorable writings of Mother Goose
Hold the fort!: melodies and rhymes from the memorable writings of Mother Goose
Summary: Includes "Picture Alphabet for Wee Ones" and popular nursery rhymes, as well as the stories "Cinderella", "Beauty and the Beast" and "Little Red Riding Hood".

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