Collection items – The British Library

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Among the British Library’s collections are items reflecting centuries of children’s stories, poems and illustrations. Take a look at scanned images of a 2,000 year old homework book, an abolitionist poetry book, a 1484 translation of Aesop’s Fables from the French by William Caxton, Bronte juvenilia, and a 1741 miniature book, as well as original manuscripts and first editions from notable writers of our time.