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Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes by  Marguerite DE ANGELI - Signed First Edition - 1954 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes

by DE ANGELI, Marguerite

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1954. Hardcover. 4to. Tan cloth with blue, lavender and yellow lettering and pictorial stamping, pictorial dust jacket. 192pp. Color frontispiece, numerous small illustrations. Near fine/very good. Jacket a bit edgeworn. Tight, quite attractive first edition of this author-illustrated classic -- this copy handsomely signed and inscribed by the author in blue ink on the dedication page: "For Lynn Todd / with best wishes / for Christmas and / always, / Marguerite de Angeli / 1954." A lovely copy, and uncommon in signed form.


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