Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes

HASSALL, John (illustrator). Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes.

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HASSALL, John (illustrator). Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes. London: Dean's Rag Book Co., Ltd. 1912.

Slim 4to. Original limp pictorial linen covers pictorially blocked in grey, black, green, and orange with different designs to both covers, with original zig-zag orange stitching to spine and pinked edges; pp. [18] on folded linen leaves; with bold coloured illustrations throughout in full colour by Hassall incorporating the accompanying rhymes; a fine and exceptional copy in pristine, and unused, condition, complete with the original publisher's printed advertisement slip listing all the available 6d., 9d., 1/6, 2/6, 3/-, 4/6 and 6/- Patent Rag Books in their catalogue.
First edition; number 141 in Dean's Rag Book series.
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Accompanying baby's china bowl, (166 x 166mm), circa 1912, "Made in England", with 5 nursery rhyme vignettes by Hassall printed in colours, replicating illustrations from this book; in very good condition with rubbing to silver edges and overall light craquelure; scarce.

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