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ROBINSON, Charles, illustrator | TADEMA, Laurence Alma |
Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
1928. first edition. Very Scarce in the Original Pictorial Dust JacketEight Fine Color Plates by Charles Robinson[ROBINSON, Charles, illustrator]. Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes. Proverbs and Rhyme Games. Foreword by Laurence Alma Tadema. London and Glasgow: Collins' Clear-Type Press, [1928]. First edition. Quarto (9 9/16 x 6 7/8 inches; 243 x 176 mm.). 160 pp. Eight full-page color plates, the preliminary text leaves with some color illustrations. Illustrated throughout with silhouettes and black and white line drawings on every page. Text printed on heavy card stock. Publishers blue linen, front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Color pictorial endpapers. Some light foxing to most leaves. In the original color pictorial dust jacket, some very light chipping to spine extremities.A near fine copy of a very rare Charles Robinson title in the even rarer dust jacket. A wonderful collection of all the favorite Nursery Rhymes from our childhood."Here is a collection chosen by the years as the most precious memories of nursery days. Baby can look at the pictures and hear the stories they tell; brother and sister can read the rhymes and the proverbs and spend many a happy hour playing the games; even father and mother will enjoy the exquisite illustration of these favourites from their childhood. This is a book for all nursery occasions; poems to sing and recite; games for the party; and much to be explored under the guidance of Laurence Alma-Tadema and the magic of Charles Robinson's drawings." (dust jacket, front flap).De Freitas, p. 87
Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.
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