The royal illuminated book of nursery rhymes : the old familiar words, set to appropriate music, arranged in an easy style to suit little minstrels : each story is illustrated by pictures, designed in the quaint spirit of Mediæval times, and printed in colors and gold / by Marcus Ward, illuminator to the Queen ; first series.

Author
Ward, Marcus [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Edinburgh : William Nimmo, [1872]
Description
[28] p., [16] leaves of col. plates : col. ill., music ; 15 x 21 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Nursery rhymes, English [Browse]
Former owner
Library of Congress genre(s)
Poetry [Browse]
Notes
  • Cover title: Royal illuminated nursery rhymes.
  • Signature of front free endpaper, 'Amy Hannah [?]offee / November 20th 1872.'
Binding note
Pub. red decorated cloth stamped in black and blind with blue color-printed pictorial onlays.
Contents
Sing a song of sixpence, the old story, with original music -- The little market woman, a doleful rhyme, with appropriate music -- Little Bo-Peep, a sorrowful tale, with lively music -- Simple Simon, a foolish story, with appropriate music.
Source acquisition
Cotsen copy is in the Diana Rexford Tillson Collection, the gift of Lloyd E. Cotsen '50.
References
Opie, I. Three centuries of nursery rhymes, 254
Other title(s)
  • Royal illuminated nursery rhymes.
  • Book of nursery rhymes.
OCLC
43182440
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