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Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes by  Kate Greenaway - First Edition - 1881 - from Lindenlea Books (SKU: 003361)

Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes

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Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes

by Greenaway, Kate

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About This Item

London: George Routledge & Sons, 1881. Second issue of first edition. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans. No date specified - previous owner's inscription reads 1881. Quarter pink spine, beige paper overlay decorated in green/brown trellis design on front and back, olive green endpapers, 48 numbered pages. Lightly bumped on ends of spine and on front corners, paper overlay foxed and subtle wrinkle at front top corner, corners rubbed and bowed. Previous owner's inscription in ink on ffep, cracked at Contents page but binding firm. Pages darkened and well thumbed and smudged, ghost of colour illustration transfer from opposite pages throughout. Subtle crease on bottom corner of page 19, closed tear (1/8 inch) on fore edge page 35. Overall, good plus. Pink DJ with brown lettering and illustration on front, original cost 'Three Shillings and Sixpence'. Creased, torn, missing pieces at ends of spine. Overall, poor.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Poor. Illus. by Greenaway, Kate. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.


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Lindenlea Books CA (CA)
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Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes
Greenaway, Kate
Greenaway, Kate
Book condition
Used - Good Plus
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First Edition
George Routledge & Sons
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Date published
Kate Greenaway, Mother Goose
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16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

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Ottawa, Ontario
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About Lindenlea Books

We are located in Ottawa (Ontario, Canada), and started selling books online in 2009. We offer a wide range of topics, with a focus on signed modern Canadian first editions. Please feel free to contact us by email if you have a question regarding any of our books.


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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
A book with significant wear and faults. A poor condition book is still a reading copy with the full text still readable. Any...[more]
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
fore edge
The portion of a book that is opposite the spine.   That part of a book which faces the wall when shelved in a...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]

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