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Tales That Live Forever: 201 Years of the Brothers Grimm
In December, 1812, the Brothers Grimm published Children's and Household Tales and helped popularise one of the most enduring aspects of Western popular culture - the fairy tale.
Though best known for The Railway Children, E. Nesbit's writing went beyond children's books to adult novels, political writing, and even poetry. She is a talent not to be missed.› See the books
Books about magicians and magic have fascinated readers since the mid-19th century - from pioneering Frenchman Robert-Houdin to Harry Houdini. You'll even find some incredibly rare Houdini ephemera.
As if books weren't interesting enough already, these volumes skip leather and cloth in favour of extraordinary methods and materials. Creative bookbinders have explored some unlikely media.› See the books
Defined as the reign of King Edward VII, the period of 1901-1910 was filled with adventure, social change, and amazingly beautiful book covers, from Beatrix Potter to Zane Grey.› See the books
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