A child"s history of England.

by Charles Dickens

Publisher: Harper & brothers in New York

Written in English
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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- History -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

StatementBy Charles Dickens.
GenreJuvenile literature.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA32 .D5 1854
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6916464M
LC Control Number02012606
OCLC/WorldCa2322076

First American Edition of "A Child's History of England" DICKENS, Charles. A Child's History of England. Volume I. England from the Ancient Times, to the Reign of Henry the Fifth. Volume II. England from the Reign of Henry the Sixth to the Revolution of New York: Harper & Brothers Publisher's, First American Read more. Project Gutenberg Presents A Child's History of England by Charles Dickens illustrated by F. H. Townsend. Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for . A Child's History of England first appeared in serial form, running from Janu to Decem and was first published in three volume book form in , , and Dickens dedicated the book to "My own dear children, whom I hope it may help, bye and bye, to read with interest larger and better books on the same subject". A Childs History of England by Charles Dickens and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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I never tire of reading this book. It's not just for children. Excellent book on the early history of British Kings/5(70). An attractive copy of American News Company edition of A Child's History of England, bound with Christmas Books. Publisher's medium green cloth binding; spine & front features an ornate design in black, gilt titles on the spine dulled a bit but clear & legible.

This is a history of England from Ancient England and the Romans through the reign of King James II. One chapter is devoted to each monarch. There weren't too many places where it seemed to be aimed at children, but I suppose children in Dickens' time had better attention spans than they do now/5(5).

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A Childs History of England ().jpg. A Childs History of England () A Child’s History of England first appeared in serial form, running from Janu to Decem and was first published in three volume book form in, and /5(2). Dickens wrote this book for his own children trying to cultivate interest in both history and literature.

A Child's History was included in the curricula of British schoolchildren for more than a hundred years, well into the 20th century. Review of A Childs History of England by Charles Dickens My actual edition of this book is part of The Works of Charles Dickens, with Illustrations, Cleartype Edition, Books, Inc; (date is questionable)I hestitated to turn down corners, but did one or two/5.

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A Child's History of England was published as a serial in Dicken's magazine, Household Words between He summarizes in separate chapters the reigns of England's monarchy, from Henry III to Richard III. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition, Illustrated Edition.

An attractive copy of American News Company edition of A Child's History of England, bound with Christmas Books.

Publisher's medium green cloth binding; spine & front features an ornate design in black, gilt titles on the spine dulled a bit but clear & legible.

A Child's History of England is a nice summary, although a bit biased, of English history seen through the lens of Mr. Dickens. I enjoyed it. Most readers of English history will enjoy it, I believe, and also fans of Charles Dickens/5(43).

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(New York, Harper & Brother, ), by Charles Dickens (page images at HathiTrust) A child's history of England, (London, Chapman & Hall, ltd. Child's History of England by Charles Dickens; 66 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Compends.

[from old catalog], Juvenile History, Juvenile literature, History; Places: Great Britain. The text was published in book form in the same period, although each volume was post-dated to the following year. Dickens dedicated the work to his own children, intending it to be a stepping stone to more substantial histories.

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The text begins: 'Our cousin of Scotland' was ugly, awkward, and shuffling both in mind and person. His tongue was much too large for his mouth, his legs were much too weak for his body, and his dull goggle-eyes stared and rolled like an idiot's.

Review: A Child's History of England User Review - Carl - Goodreads. I was on the airplane returning from Iceland when I started this. So far, so good. I realized that a "child's" knowledge of English history is more than I have, so this has not been familiar ground to me. Dickens loves the Saxons.

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LONDON: CHAPMAN & HALL, ld. NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER’S SONS CHAPTER I—ANCIENT ENGLAND AND THE ROMANS. If you look at a Map of the World, you will see, in the left-hand upper corner of the Eastern Hemisphere, two Islands lying. A Child's History of England is a book written by Charles Dickens published in serial form in the magazine Household Words, which was edited by Dickens.

The first instalment of the book appeared on Janu and the last instalment was pblished on Decem   A Child's History of England is a book by Charles Dickens. It first appeared in serial form in Household Words, running from Janu to Decem Dickens also published the work in book form in three volumes: the first volume on Decem ; the second, Decem ; and the third, Decem Read Chapter XXXVI - England Under James the Second of A Child's History of England by Charles Dickens.

The text begins: King James the Second was a man so very disagreeable, that even the best of historians has favoured his brother Charles, as becoming, by comparison, quite a pleasant character.

The one object of his short reign was to re-establish the Catholic religion in England. This three-volume history of England from before the Roman conquest through to the Glorious Revolution of was originally serialised in Charles Dickens' magazine Household Words between and The text was published in book form in the same period, although each volume was post-dated to the following year.The Works of Charles Dickens, Volume VI: The Uncommercial Traveller; A Child's History of England; Barnaby Rudge; Misc.; The Mystery of Edwin Drood (w/ 21 Illustrations) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at From the mysterious Druids and noble King Alfred to the notorious Henry VIII and the Glorious Revolution ofthe beloved English storyteller traced his country's history for the benefit of young Victorians.

Dickens published these historical vignettes over a three-year period in his weekly periodical, Household Words. Written with his customary panache, they offer lively.