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TUCKER, Nicholas. The Child and the Book : A Psychological and Literary Exploration . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1981). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-259,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book explores the relationship between children and fiction, from the first moment a baby is shown a picture-book to the time when the adolescent reader is ready to take up adult literature. it attempts to explain why certain types of story have always been particularly popular with the young atvarious ages, and in what ways such books can at the same time enlarge exp erience and stimulate the intelligence." - from the dj. Occasional pencilled marginalia and underlining, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. Signed, inscribed, and dated by Tucker on the title page. 35.00
Title: Child and the Book : A Psychological and Literary Exploration. signed in dj.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1981, ISBN:0521232511:
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