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Mother Goose's Melody or Sonnets for the Cradle Miniature Book + Slipcase NICE!
2003. Tight binding, nice and clean, no writing. Book has been well-preserved in Slipcase. Handsome slipcase has very minimal wear. This is truly a collector's item. Mother Goose's Melody: Or, Sonnets for the Cradle In Two Parts Introduction to the Facsimile by Nigel Tattersfield Original Wood Engravings by Thomas Bewick Published in 2003 (Facsimile) by the Bodleian Library (University of Oxford, UK) Hardback with Cardboard Slipcase The Bodleian Library is in possession of John Marshall's second issue of Mother Goose's Melody, from which this facsimile has been produced. First published in 1780, this charming little book (measuring 4 1/8" x 2 5/8", not including the slipcase) is by far the most comprehensive and influential compilation of nursery rhymes. Each rhyme is illustrated with delightful wood engravings by Thomas Bewick of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Bound in Dutch floral paper similar to the original binding and presented in a handsome slipcase, this is truly a collector's item. Features: Bound in Dutch floral paper similar to the original binding Presented (and preserved) in a Handsome Slipcase Dimensions of 4 1/8" x 2 5/8" Scarce copy.
Bookseller: blackdogbooks115 [Zionsville, Indiana, United States]
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