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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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Young folks' sacred songs
Young folks' sacred songs
arranged with pianoforte accompaniments by W.M. Miller., Contains 60 hymns., For children's voices in unison and piano accomp., Extra verses printed as text below each song., Preface dated: Glasgow, 1st January, 1872., Child's portrait on t.p., "Young folk's songs, with pianoforte and harmonium accompaniments. Sacred"--Added t.p. (p. <7>), Songs listed in alphabetical order on Contents page (p. <5>), Shaw copy lacking pages 126-130.
Youthful recreations
Youthful recreations
Cf. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 432., Previously published in London, 1801., Publication date based on Welch, cited below., Title vignette., No. S1538.91 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
[Little Jack Horner]
[Little Jack Horner]
Title supplied by cataloger from spine., Illustrated with hand-colored engravings., No. 3789 in: Shaw, J.M. Childhood in poetry., Library's copy imperfect: Title page lacking.
[Untitled book of poems]
[Untitled book of poems]
Title supplied by cataloger from Shaw, J.M. Childhood in poetry, v. 2, p. 1404., Printed on one side of leaf only., Illustrated with hand-colored engravings., No. 3790 in: Shaw, J.M. Childhood in poetry., Library's copy imperfect: Lacks t.p.
adventures of Pinocchio
adventures of Pinocchio
Summary: A magical puppet longs to be a real boy., by C. Collodi ; with illustrations after Attilio Mussino ; [translated from the Italian by Carol Della Chiesa].
aquatic party
aquatic party
Publisher's ads, p. [4] of wrapper., Printed on one side of leaf only., Leaves [1] & [8] are pasted to wrapper., Illustrations hand-colored., Approximate dates inferred from dates of publisher's form of name and address according to Brown, P.A. London publishers and printers, p. 55., Cover title., Poetry., No. 3642 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
child's ABC of the war
child's ABC of the war
From Shaw Bibliography: Inscribed "Xmas 1914." Intended for three-year-olds. Whitworth (1883-1951) also wrote criticism, drama, and fiction. Covers the role of the colonies ("loyal and true"), the Allies (France, Russia, Belgium), the officers ("brilliant and daring"), the private ("God bless him"), etc.
child's own picture book
child's own picture book
Illustrations hand-colored.
crocus
crocus
by J.E.M., accompanied with engravings., Engravings: illustrated plates; some dated 7 Month 14, 1824., Illustrations are hand-colored. Two illustrations on each plate., No. 3621 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
dolls' picnic
dolls' picnic
by M. U., Approximate dates based on form of publisher's name and address, established from Brown, P. London publishers and printers c. 1800-1870, p. 53., Wood-engraved frontispiece and plates, hand-colored, signed: Calvert., "Coloured"--At foot of title on cover., In verse., "Inscribed to Fairy, Nina, and Fitz, by their affectionate Mother, M. U."--Letterpress dedication, p. [3], "No. 7395"--Binder cover., Shaw collection copy has folder of illustrations in pocket.
gamut and time-table in verse
gamut and time-table in verse
by C. Finch ; embellished with twelve illustrative coloured engravings., Publisher's ads, p. [4] of wrappers., Printed on one side of leaf only; blank pages included in pagination., Illustrations hand-colored., Approximate dates inferred from dates of titles listed in ad on wrappers and from inscription date of 1829., Instructions on reading musical notation.
gaping, wide-mouthed, waddling frog
gaping, wide-mouthed, waddling frog
Ill. hand-colored., No. 3636 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
good child's book of stops, or, Punctuation in verse
good child's book of stops, or, Punctuation in verse
by Madame Leinstein ; embellished with twelve coloured engravings., Ill. hand-colored., No. 3637 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry.
happy Sunday book of painted pictures
happy Sunday book of painted pictures
Illustrations hand-colored., No. S1538.53 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry., Baldwin Library copy donated by Robert Egolf.
history of an apple pie
history of an apple pie
written by Bouncing B., Hand-colored ill., No. 3612 in: Shaw, J.M., Childhood in poetry., Library's copy missing cover and pages 16 through 19.

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