Mother Goose's Melody ISBN 13: 9781851240722
ISBN 10: 1851240721
Hardcover; Bodleian Library, University Of Oxford; ISBN-13: 978-1851240722
Description:Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2003. A fine as new copy of this facsimle edition produced by The Bodleian Library. Originally published in 1780, this is a collection of nursery rhymes of the times with wood-engravings by Thomas Bewick, Introduction and bibliographical notes by Nigel Tattersfield. 94pp. Designed in the 18th century to fit in the hands of a child, it is by far the most comprehensive and influential compilation of nursery rhymes. It is here that many of today's favourite rhymes make their first appearance in print, including 'Hush-a-by-baby', 'Ding dong bell', 'High diddle diddle', 'Jack and Gill', and 'See saw Margery Daw'. To these were added the 'songs and lullabies.. First Thus. Hardback. Fine/Slipcase. Illus. by Bewick, Thomas. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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Description:Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, 2005-03-15. Facsimile. Hardcover. Used:Good.
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