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MOTHER GOOSE TALES

Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant
Published by Newnes

MOTHER GOOSE
Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus. 1938. Hardback.

Large format. Grey cloth with red titles. 12 colour plates. B/w text illustrations throughout. 208 pages.

Almost very good condition. Spine is very browned, with what looks like a couple of damp marks. Spotting, foxing and fading along edges to rest of covers. Name in ink to belongs to box. Foxing; mostly to prelims and outer page edges. A few page margin marks. All plates present.

Stock no. 2123942

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MOTHER GOOSE OR THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa. 1956. Hardback.

Beige leather with gilt titles and borders. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour illustrations. Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans Ltd.

Good condition. Spine is worn and faded; bottom 3" are split, small piece of loss to base. A few marks to covers. Printers code is: 368.456.

Stock no. 2123902

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MOTHER GOOSE

Published by Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. Softcover. Large format.

Large format. Yellow pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations.

Very good condition. Slight rubbing and fading to cover edges.

Stock no. 1316874

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MOTHER GOOSE
Illustrated by Sybil Tawse.
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st. 1932. Hardback.

Dark yellow pictorial cloth with black titles to spine. Green titles and vignette of Mother Goose to front cover. 12 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. 224 pages. 9 x 6.75".

Good condition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Top of boards bumped. Covers are grubby. Front joint beginning to crack. Several hinges cracked. Browning to endpapers. 1 plate is MISSING. Page 161 and most of page 160 coloured pink -possible paint. Surface paper damage and light yellow colouring to illustration on page 11. Colouring to some illustrations. Corner torn off one page. Foxing and fingering to contents.

Stock no. 1406463

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MOTHER GOOSE OR THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa. 1956. Hardback. Small format.

Small format, pictorial boards with green spine. Colour pictures. All edges yellow.

Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper. Spine bumped with small white mark at top. Corners worn. Fox spots to bottom edges. Small bookseller's label to rear pastedown. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with a few tears, chips and some creasing, worst tear is 2" to bottom of front panel. Also browned and foxed.

Stock no. 1506525

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MOTHER GOOSE THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. Hardback.

A selection of favourite nursery rhymes chosen by Rackham and illustrated with 13 delightful colour plates plus b/w plates, text illustrations and decorations. Grey decorated cloth. Blue titles. 160pp includes index of first lines. 8 x 6".

Good condition. Early reprint with plain endpapers. Spine browned, bumped and worn. Corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby with marks. Front endpaper MISSING. Rear joint starting to crack, a couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Neat colouring to most of the b/w illustrations. Some foxing and grubby marks. All plates present but one is detached with ragged edges and one is partially detached.

Stock no. 1505766

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY TALES
Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Published by J. Coker & Co. Ltd.. Hardback.

A nice collection of the traditional nursery fairy tales with 16 full page colour illustrations and b/w sketches throughout. Cloth spine. Colour pictorial cover. 74 pages. 11.5 x 9".

Almost very good condition. Circa 1930s. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Wear to edge of onlay. Rear cover slightly browned and grubby with small amount of faint pencil writing. Endpapers browned. A couple of hinges cracked. Light foxing throughout otherwise contents clean. All plates present, tear to edge of one just touches margin of illustration, nicks to top edge of another.

Stock no. 1505406

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MOTHER GOOSE
Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. circa. 1922. Hardback. Large format.

Large format. Red cloth with black titles and colour vignettes to front cover and spine, colour pictorial onlay to front cover. 12 colour plates mounted onto plain captioned paper. B/w text illustrations throughout. 159 pages.

Almost very good condition. Spine bumped, some fading and browned at base. A few tiny nicks to cover edges. Name plate and small sticker (J.6.) to front pastedown. 1st colour plate (frontis) is missing, 11 remaining. Light foxing and fingering else contents clean. Closed tears to the bottom of a couple of pages.

Stock no. 1315243

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MOTHER GOOSE
Illustrated by Laura Larcombe.
Published by Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd.. Circa. 1918. Hardback.

A Dean's Rag Book. Colour illustrations and quite large print.

Good condition. Front cover is pretty faded. Some creasing. Brown marks/spotting/mottling to all pages. Odd fray of cloth at edges.

Stock no. 2119085

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MOTHER GOOSE

Published by Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd.. Hardback.

Blue pictorial cloth with red spine. Front shows Mother Goose mixing up rhymes and rear shows her in a basket brushing a cobweb. 4 leaves plus inside covers. 10 rhymes each with a colour illustration.

Nearly fine condition. Crease to cover edges. Contents bright and clean. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

Stock no. 1404671

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MOTHER GOOSE LULLABY RHYMES
Illustrated by H.G.C. Marsh.
Published by Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd.. Hardback.

Red cloth spine, cream covers, front shows baby in bed with girl sat beside, rear shows both sat on stool. 5 cloth leaves plus inside of covers gives 12 rhymes with colour illustration for each. No: 124.

Good condition. Covers fraying at spine and edges. A few small red marks to verso. Covers grubby. Pencil marks to a couple of pages. Brown marks to several pages. Contents grubby.

Stock no. 1404669

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MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES
Illustrated by Lyndsay Duff.
Published by Geddes & Grosset. 1st thus. 1995. Hardback.

A collection of well-loved traditional nursery rhymes which have been told for generations. Brought to life with vibrantly colourful illustrations in the style of Charles Robinson. 6 volumes, small format 5.5 x 4.5", pictorial covers. Titles are: The Obstinate Pig, Old King Cole, Little Bo-Peep, The Death and Burial of Cock Robin, Old Mother Hubbard and Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son. Each volume contains numerous rhymes.

Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper. All books fine. Small, light indentation marks to rear edge of spine on a some of the dustwrappers caused when book taken out of slipcase. Contained in original slipcase which is slightly rubbed, mainly on base.

Stock no. 1504681

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MOTHER GOOSE PARADE CUT-OUTS
Illustrated by Anita De Campi.
Published by The Reilly & Britton Co.. 1st. 1914. Hardback.

Large, heavy format. Oblong (43 x 28.5 cm). Cloth backed pictorial boards. 38 colour plates for different mother goose rhymes plus duplicates of the plates printed in outline to be coloured in. Once coloured the pages are meant to be removed for use in the nursery!

Good condition. Spine professionally re-backed and binding reinforced. Corners worn. Covers grubby. Reinforcements to joints. Neat colouring to some (but not all) of the outline illustrations but none have been removed.

Stock no. 1314244

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY TALES
Illustrated by Mary Smith.
Published by J. Coker & Co. Ltd.. Hardback.

Red cloth spine with pictorial boards. Illustrated endpapers. Full page illustrations by Mary Smith. Two colour plates plus b/w and two-tone text illustrations. 76 pages.

Very good condition. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Spine grubby. Pen mark to rear endpaper. Light page browning, contents generally clean.

Stock no. 1502891

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MOTHER GOOSE OR THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Pre. 1918. Hardback.

Brown cloth spine, cream cloth covers with green lattice design and black title (with upside down G for Goose). Brown endpapers. 48 pages. Colour illustrations throughout.

Good condition. Spine bumped, a few marks to covers. Some hinges and front joint cracked causing binding to be slightly loose. Some fingering and foxing but contents generally clean. Repaired tear to lower margin of 1 page.

Stock no. 1312549

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MOTHER GOOSE
Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Published by George Routledge & Sons. 1st. 1881. Hardback.

Green lattice work with brown titles. Green endpapers.

Good condition. Covers are a little grubby and rubbed, a few very small ink spots to rear cover. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to half-title. Front joint (between contents page and half-title) is cracked. Light fingering to page margins but contents generally clean. Second issue of the first edition (with upside-down G to "Goose").

Stock no. 1306947

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