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Hockliffe Collection

Hockliffe Collection of Early Children's Books

Hockliffe Collection

This collection of over a thousand British children's books published between 1685 and the mid-twentieth century is housed in Polhill Library. The collection includes novels, nursery stories, fairy tales, Bibles, books of instruction and texts covering geography, travel and history. Introductory essays help to relate the books and their contents to the history of the writing and publication of books for children.

Ask in Polhill Library for more information about the Hockliffe Collection.

University of Bedfordshire

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