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Mary had a Little Lamb and other Nursery Songs by H.A. Rey - First Edition - 1951 - from Rare Illustrated Books (SKU: 1570)

Mary had a Little Lamb and other Nursery Songs

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Mary had a Little Lamb and other Nursery Songs

by H.A. Rey

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Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Puffin Picture Books, Penguin Books, 1951. First Edition. Songbook of ten popular nursery rhymes illustrated by Hans Augusto Rey (1898 -1977). A German Jew who escaped the Nazis with his wife and collaborator, Margret, on a couple of home-made bicycles in 1940, Rey is reknown for his creation of the best-selling children's book character, "Curious George", the original manuscript for which was one of the very few things they took with them. (Puffin picture book lithographed in England by Balding and Mansell Ltd., Wisbech.). Oblong octavo, bound in illustrated paper wrappers, 18 x 23 cms, 23 pages, a very good copy.


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Mary had a Little Lamb and other Nursery Songs
H.A. Rey
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First Edition
Puffin Picture Books, Penguin Books
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex
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nursery rhymes mary had a litle lamb pat a cake sing a song of sixpence humpty dumpty hey, diddle diddle three blind mice little miss muffet round the mulberry bush ding dong dell oh where oh where
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Illustration; Childrens & Juvenile Literature; Music; Animals;

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