25) These little chapbooks, "chap" meaning cheap, were sold for sixpence from the late 1600's to the late 1800's. The stories of Robin Hood, Dick Whittington, Jack the Giant Killer, Tom Thumb, Bluebeard and countless other titles are now rarities and sell for unbelievably high prices. Harvard has one of the biggest collections - over 2,000 titles. Our collection is respectable, almost all of them inherited with the original collection from Carnegie Library School. We protect them in special cases and acid-free envelopes.