THE ONLY TRUE MOTHER GOOSE MELODIES. AN EXACT REPRODUCTION OF THE TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE ORIGINAL EDITION PUBLISHED AND COPYRIGHTED IN BOSTON IN THE YEAR 1833 BY MUNROE & FRANCIS.

By: (Mother Goose). Introduction by Rev. Edward Everett Hale. Edited by Harriet Blackstone C. Butler.

Price: $100.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


xii, 100 pp, 24mo (5 3/4" H). Yellow paper-covered boards, reproducing the illustration from the original 1833 edition (as does the dust jacket), cream-coloured cloth spine. B&w illustrations, black borders to pages. Signed "Harriet Blackstone C. Butler" at the bottom of the Introduction and with a quotation in the same hand on the front free endpaper, dated 1929. This facsimile of the 1833 "Mother Goose" begins with a "History of the Goose Family", which claims an American origin for the collection of nursery rhymes. Light browning to endpapers, slight toning to pages, slight variation to colour of boards, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, some wear at corners, tiny chip at top edge of rear board, two tiny areas of glue on rear hinge. Dust jacket has old tape repair on inside of flap-folds, split at top half of front flap-fold, very small and tiny chips at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, some darkening to spine and flap-folds, now protected in a mylar sleeve.

Title: THE ONLY TRUE MOTHER GOOSE MELODIES. AN EXACT REPRODUCTION OF THE TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE ORIGINAL EDITION PUBLISHED AND COPYRIGHTED IN BOSTON IN THE YEAR 1833 BY MUNROE & FRANCIS.

Author Name: (Mother Goose). Introduction by Rev. Edward Everett Hale. Edited by Harriet Blackstone C. Butler.

Illustrator: Abel Bowen, et al.

Categories: Childrens, Myths, Legends & Fantasy, Poetry,

Edition: Facsimile Edition.

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1905

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Inscription: Signed by Editor.

Seller ID: 30551

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