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Mother Goose & Nursery Rhymes

Mother Goose & Nursery Rhymes

Children's:Mother Goose & Nursery Rhymes

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Little Bo-Peep
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Little Bo-Peep
New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1897 
13-1/2" Die-cut pictorial wraps. [16]pp including covers with six pages of chromolithographs plus two-color illustrations within the text. A scarce shape book containing the story of Little Bo-Peep and several other nursery rhymes. Covers creased and edge worn, lightly chipped. Spine reinforced with tape. Pages with a few small edge tears, center leaf loose. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Little Bo-Peep and Little Boy Blue and Other Rhymes
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Little Bo-Peep and Little Boy Blue and Other Rhymes
Boston: De Wolfe Fiske, n.d. 
4to Cloth-backed pictorial boards. [32]pp. Mother Goose Rhymes illustrated with four pages of lovely color chromolithographs (including three full-page) plus many small line drawings within the text. Inscription dated 1903. Some archival margin mends, slight soil, corners worn, edges rubbed. Good. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Mary Had A Little Lamb
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Mary Had A Little Lamb
Saalfield, ca 191? 
3.5"x4.75" Cloth book. Four leaves with charming color illustrations for Sarah Josepha Hale's old nursery rhyme. "And you, each gentle animal, To you for life may bind, And make them follow at your call, If you are only kind." Mary's lamb is shown in the final panel in short trousers, jacket, bow tie and top hat dancing up a storm for Mary. Saalfield's Tiny Muslin Series. Covers a little darkened, lightly soiled and frayed, with several stitches missing along spine. One small spot internally but otherwise clean. Very Good. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Mother Goose
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Mother Goose
Mallet, Beatrice 

Price: 100.00 USD
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Mother Goose Cloth Book
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Mother Goose Cloth Book
Saalfield Artcraft, n.d., ca 195? Hays, Ethel 
7-3/4"x9-3/4" Printed cloth. 8pp, including covers. Illustrated by Ethel Hays in deep, rich colors with a line from the rhyme below each image. Heavy creases, a little fraying to edges. Near Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Mother Goose Farm
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Mother Goose Farm
Racine: Whitman, 1953 Meyers, Louise 
Small 8vo Die-cut stapled wraps. 12pp including covers with nice color illustrations throughout, probably by Louise Meyers. Features nursery rhymes and the animals on Mother Goose's farm! Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
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Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
J & J, 1959 Elsie 
6"x8" "Cloth Book for Little Tots" [8]pp (including covers) with bright color illustrations by Elsie accompanied by nursery rhymes. Some pale stains and creasing, faint sticker shadow to upper cover. Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Mother Goose: 3 Picture Puzzles
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Mother Goose: 3 Picture Puzzles
Akron: Saalfield, 1943 Hays, Ethel 
Set of three 8-3/4" x 9-1/2" cardboard jigsaw puzzles of characters from Mother Goose in the original box. The set includes Old Mother Hubbard and her Dog (pictured on box cover), Little Boy Blue, and Little Bo Peep, all delightfully illustrated in bright colors by Ethel Hays. Puzzles are Near Fine. Box is Very Good with original store sticker to upper cover, edges rubbed with some wear. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Mother Goose: If Wishes Were Horses and Other Rhymes (Signed)
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Mother Goose: If Wishes Were Horses and Other Rhymes (Signed)
New York: Dutton (1979) First Edition Jeffers, Susan 
Oblong 8vo. Pictorial boards. [32]pp with beautiful color illustrations by Susan Jeffers to accompany nursery rhymes, all of which feature horses. Signed to the title page by Susan Jeffers. Slight browning along fore edge else Very Good in slightly darkened dustjacket. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Old Friends with New Faces
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Old Friends with New Faces
London & New York: Castell Brothers & E. & J. B. Young, [ca 1888] Gibbons, Will 
Square octavo. Cloth-backed pictorial boards. [24]pp. A book of old nursery rhymes superbly illustrated by Will Gibbons with many fine chromolithographs, both full-page and within the text. Christmas 1888 inscription. A few tiny fox spots in margins of center opening, somewhat shaken else Very Good. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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Simple Simon
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Simple Simon
Platt & Munk, 1941 Lenski, Lois and Eulalie 
Approx. 5" x 6" Illustrated wraps. [16]pp including covers with four charming full-page color (including upper cover) and four full-page black & white illustrations by Lois Lenski and Eulalie. Nice format for these Mother Goose rhymes. Slight mark to upper cover, light creasing to lower cover else Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Children's Mother Goose: The Most Complete Mother Goose Published in America -- 700 Rhymes
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The Children's Mother Goose: The Most Complete Mother Goose Published in America -- 700 Rhymes
Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co. (1921) First Edition Thus Donahey, William 
Quarto. Cloth with large color pictorial onlay. 120pp including an index of first lines and familiar titles. "A Little History of the Mother Goose Rhymes" by Mary Dickerson Donahey precedes the rhymes. Numerous black & white drawings throughout the text and with twelve marvelous color plates by William Donahey, creator of "The Teenie Weenies." (Interestingly, Reilly & Lee used seven of these color illustrations again in Ruth Plumly Thompson's The Wonder Book, 1929.) A Poor copy of this scarce title (collated and complete). Shaken, hinges cracked; some plates and pages affixed to adjacent pages with tape and frayed at edges. Two plates have pencil scribbles and one of these has a mended corner tear; one plate has stains and a ragged tear which goes into the edge of the image; another plate is cropped at the fore edge margin. Eight of the plates are clean and Very Good. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The House That Jack Built
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The House That Jack Built
London & New York Nister & Dutton, ca 189? 
7.5"x5" Die-cut color pictorial wraps. (14)pp. The familiar old rhyme delightfully illustrated with two fine full-page color chromos and sepia line drawings, several of which are signed by W(illiam) Foster. Spine neatly mended with cloth tape, lower cover stained, small chip at corner of upper cover. Good+ 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Very Young Mother Goose
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The Very Young Mother Goose
New York: Platt and Munk (1963) Revised Austin, Margot 
9.5"x12" Pictorial boards. 64pp with simple, bright color illustrations by Margot Austin, whose pictures are particularly appropriate for this Mother Goose for the littlest ones. Small margin tear to last leaf, one dog-eared leaf and light rubbing to corner tips, minor cover soil. Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose
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Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose
New York: Putnam's (1985) First Edition dePaola, Tomie 
Tall quarto. Glazed pictorial boards. 127pp including an index of first lines with Tomie dePaola's lively and humorous color illustrations throughout. A collection of over 200 Mother Goose nursery rhymes (wherever possible, the classic versions collected by Peter and Iona Opie). Small bump to lower edge else Very Good+ No dustjacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Nursery Rhymes and Songs, Dallam, Helen, music by
16 Dallam, Helen, music by
Nursery Rhymes and Songs
Racine: Whitman, 1944 Malvern, Corinne 
4to Pictorial boards. 64pp with pictorial endpapers and 10 full-page color illustrations by Corinne Malvern. Many smaller color illustrations decorate the text. Contains music notation and words to traditional songs and songs written especially for this book by Helen Dallam plus a nice selection of well-known and not so well-known nursery rhymes. Light rubbing to edges else Near Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The True Story of Jack Horner's Christmas Dinner, Johnson, Constance & Burges
17 Johnson, Constance & Burges
The True Story of Jack Horner's Christmas Dinner
The Pictorial Review Company, 1920 Dodge, Katharine Sturges 
3-3/4" x 5" Paper bound with thread. 16pp including cover with lovely color illustrations (some a little out of register) by Katharine Sturges Dodge on every page. The fairy Queen baked a special Christmas pie with a plum inside. No one could find the plum until...! Apparently this little book was printed in The Pictorial Review, a popular women's magazine of the day, and was designed to be cut out and sewn into a booklet by mothers or children. Quite scarce. Insect nibbles along tops of leaves and corner of last leaf. Image on page 15 is affected just at the top and only in the garland. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Baby Bunting, Kearns, Vera
18 Kearns, Vera
Baby Bunting
Grinnell Lithographic Co., 1940 Smith, Ev H. 
11"x14" Illustrated wraps. [16]pp including covers with rich, glowing color lithos by Ev H. Smith. In this charming version of the old nursery rhyme, Daddy Bunting is a woodsman who doesn't like to hunt. When he spares the life of a little rabbit, all the bunnies help him with fur for Baby Bunting's suit! Light edge wear with small penciled price to upper cover else Very Good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Mother Goose in French / Poesies de la Vraie Mere Oieu, Latham, Hugh, translations by
19 Latham, Hugh, translations by
Mother Goose in French / Poesies de la Vraie Mere Oieu
New York: Crowell (1964) Cooney, Barbara 
Quarto. Green decorated cloth. [44]pp with charming color and black & white illustrations by Barbara Cooney (one of which is superimposed on the cover in our scan). Includes a Glossary. Spine ends worn, corners show wear, lower edges rubbed, cloth spotted and lightly soiled. Contents clean and tight. Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Lavender's Blue: A Book of Nursery Rhymes, Lines, Kathleen, compiled by
20 Lines, Kathleen, compiled by
Lavender's Blue: A Book of Nursery Rhymes
(New York): Franklin Watts, 1954 First Edition Jones, Harold 
4to. Blue cloth gilt. 180pp. Illustrated with truly outstanding color and black & white lithos plus pictorial endpapers by Harold Jones, with openings alternating between his rich color images and finely detailed drawings. Includes 167 rhymes divided into nine groups: cradle rhymes and games; rhymes about children; Old Mother Goose and other famous characters; rhymes about animals; A Apple Pie; counting rhymes; Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush and other games; stories in verse; and sayings and riddles. Printed in England and originally sold at twice the price of the publisher's other children's book offerings, this is a gorgeous book. IBBY Honor List for illustration, 1956. Fine in dustjacket with a little edge wear, small piece missing from lower edge of rear panel. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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