Tommy Thumb's pretty song-book : the first collection of English nursery rhymes : a facsimile edition with a history and annotations / by Andrea Immel & Brian Alderson.

Author
Immel, Andrea [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Los Angeles : Cotsen Occasional Press, 2013.
  • © Cotsen Family Foundation, 2013.
Description
1 box containing 4 volumes (xv pages, 1 unnumbered page, 121 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 4 unnumbered pages, 59 pages, 5 unnumbered pages ; 2 unnumbered pages, 64 pages ; 2 unnumbered pages, 64 pages) : illustrations ; 33 cm

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Library of Congress genre(s)
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Summary note
Facsimiles of Newbery's "Tommy Thumb's Pretty Song-Book" (1744), one of the most famous children's books, Isaiah Thomas's "Tommy Thumb's Song Book," and George Bickham's "The Pretty-Book," accompanied by a separate volume by Andrea Immel and Brian Alderson, "Nurse Lovechild's Legacy," with an extended critical essay, annotations for the facsimiles, notes, and illustrations.
Notes
  • A limited edition of 500 copies.
  • "Nurse Lovechild's Legacy" measures 22 cm, while the 3 children's miniature facsimile titles are each 92 mm.
Binding note
Individual titles in publisher's gilt-stamped embossed cloth, within a gilt-stamped lavender cloth-covered box.
Source acquisition
Ex copy: Gift of the Costen Occasional Press.
Other title(s)
  • Pretty song-book.
  • Pretty song book.
  • Tommy Thumb's song book.
  • Pretty-book.
  • Pretty book.
  • Nurse Lovechild's legacy
ISBN
9780615678764
OCLC
1141224495
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