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Uniform Title Mother Goose.
Title The annotated Mother Goose nursery rhymes old and new / arranged and explained by William S. Baring-Gould & Ceil Baring-Gould ; illustrated by Walter Crane ... [and others] and early historical woodcuts, with chapter decorations by E. M. Simon
Edition [First edition]
Published New York : C. N. Potter, [1962]
New York : Bramhall House, [1962]


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Description 350 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents All about "Mother Goose" -- Pretty songs of Tommy Thumb -- Melody of twenty-five others -- Simple Simon and Nancy Cock -- Gammer Gurton's garland -- Tom Tit-The Piper's son-and some Christmas boxes -- Old Mother Hubbard and other songs for the nursery -- More catches and ditties and jingles and chimes -- Some that came later that might have come before -- Young Father Goose -- Mother Goose's almanack -- Mother Goose's charms, auguries, and nature lore -- Mother Goose's lullabies and game songs -- Mother Goose's riddles and tongue twisters -- Mother Goose's wise sayings -- Nineteenth-Century Bouquet -- Modern old Mother Goose -- Mother Goose tomorrow
Summary Marginal notations explain the satire, politics and other subtle allusions which underlie this collection of children's rhymes
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 333-340
Credits Other illustrators include Randolph Caldecott, Kate Greenaway, Arthur Rackham & Maxfield Parrish, with early historical woodcuts
Notes Also issued online
Subject Nursery rhymes, English.
Nursery rhymes.
Author Crane, Walter, 1845-1915.
Baring-Gould, Ceil.
Baring-Gould, William Stuart, 1913-1967.
LC no. 62021606
ISBN 0517029596