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Toy books

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Children's picture books produced primarily in Britain in the mid-19th century. Typically comprising six or eight large, nearly square pages printed on one side only with color illustrations accompanied by a minimum of text.

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Broader Terms used

picture books

Term used for

book, toy
books, toy

Equivalent Terms used

toy book


12yrs ago

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