Mother Goose

20442 Mother Goose Wendy Watson

Wendy Watson's Mother Goose

Many short poems, sometimes 6 to a spread, each with a little drawing.

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$14.00

 

20813 Ditties for the Nursery Opie

Ditties for the Nursery.

"Here are rhymes which delighted children in the reign of George III" Among them Tweedle Dee, and many less familiar ones.

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$10.00

 

Will Moses' Mother Goose.

Will Moses' Mother Goose.

A little illustration with each poem and marvellous spreads of a Mother Goose landscape.

$25.00

 

The History of the Celebrated Nanny Goose ...

The History of the Celebrated Nanny Goose ...

Two stories, not poems, of famous characters. Some illustrations in colour, with an afterword by Judith St. John.

$25.00

 

17391 Tom Tom the Piper's Son Kohler's Felt Toy Books Hurlbut.

Tom, Tom the Piper's Son. (Hurlbut, Carl, felt book)

Such an amazing idea! The thin, fine felt takes the print quite clearly and makes a nice light little book, if a bit dull on the cover. Ten nursery rhymes with lively illustrations.

$240.00

 

Nursery Rattle for Little Folks. Huber/Faber, ill.Claxton...1873/1872, presm 1st

The Nursery Rattle for Little Folks.

Many, many rhymes, reminiscent of nursery rhymes, but gentler, and quite well done. The illustrations are by a German American artist primarily known for medical illustration and his "Death of Lincoln" There must be an interesting story behind this book.

$450.00

 

A Cat Came Fiddling and other Rhymes of Childhood. (Irene Haas, illus).

A Cat Came Fiddling... (Irene Haas, illus).

Fifty-seven nonsense verses and nursery rhymes with new music by Kapp of which Burl Ives says in his introduction "it sounds as though it had never been written, only been sung." Amusing illustrations and very simple piano accompaniments.

$30.00

 

The Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose:(first issue of first (large) edition)

The Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose.

A real treasure, which has been read and cared for. Catherine Patricia Bray has very carefully lettered her name and the date, Dec. 25, 1914, with black and red ink in deco style. Her light pencil guidelines are still evident.

$600.00

 

Rhymes and Ballads of London. (Carole Tate)

Rhymes and Ballads of London. (Carole Tate)

Rhymes about London, some new, some old, in bright pictorial boards, illustrated all around, without the jacket..

$8.00

 

My Son John. (Frampton, David)

My Son John. (Frampton, David)

Although the text serves to illustrate how difficult it is to copy the inspired inanity of Mother Goose, the design is marvellous, with hand lettered white verse against background on one side and bold oilcoloured woodcuts on the other.

$10.00

 

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