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GREENAWAY, Kate.

Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes.

Illustrated by Kate Greenaway. Engraved and Printed by Edmund Evans.

London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, [1881] Stock Code: 144439
£500.00
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First edition, second issue in the lattice binding with upside-down G and the contents list on the verso of the front free endpaper. Very scarce in the dust jacket.

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Description

Octavo. Original white cloth decorated with titles in brown and lattice pattern in green, pink cloth backstrip, green endpapers. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

Colour vignette half title, frontispiece, vignette title, and 45 illustrations accompanying the text.

Condition

Light foxing to cloth and contents and discolouration to endpapers else near-fine, in an excellent example of the jacket, small chip at head of spine panel.

Bibliography

Schuster & Engen 140.1b.

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