Be Merry and Wise: Origins of Children's Book Publishing in England.

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Be Merry and Wise
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Be Merry and Wise: Origins of Children's Book Publishing in England by Brian Alderson and Felix de Marez Oyens. New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press&The British Library (2006) hardcover in dust jacket; 9x12"; 320 pp.

When was it that someone decided that books might be written and published for child readers?...
Co-published with the Pierpont Morgan Library, The Bibliographical Society of America, and The British Library.

With Excerpt, Table of Contents, and Reviews.