The Chorley Collection, presented by Sarah Chorley, comprises children's literature chiefly from the Nineteenth Century and first decades of the Twentieth Century. Highlights include Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1884 (1883) R.M. Ballantyne's The Coral Island (1876) and The Giants and How to Fight Them (1904) by the Rev. Richard Newton. There are also several works by the highly influential children's book illustrator Randolph Caldecott (1846-1886).
Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:
Collection Name: Chorley (Sarah) Collection
Library Search Collection Ref Code: Chorley
Date Range of Material
1847 - 1992
Type of Material
Rare book collection
Size of Collection
10 Linear Metres of shelving
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