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Dean\'s New Gift Book of Nursery Rhymes
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Dean's New Gift Book of Nursery Rhymes

By Janet and Anne Grahame-Johnstone (Illustrators)

London: Dean & Son Ltd., 1971. The interior of the book is crisp and clean. A former owner has used a black marker on the front free end paper, presumably to obscure their name), but there are few other signs of use. The white covers are clean, with minor handling and wear. The gilt spine lettering and cover title are stll shiny. The dust jacket is also in very good condition, again with light wear but no rips or chips. The attached scan should give a better idea of condition. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$30.00

The Book of Nursery Tales: With Introduction By Compton Mackenzie
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The Book of Nursery Tales: With Introduction By Compton Mackenzie

By Mackenzie, Compton // Illustrated By H. M. Brock

London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. The interior of the book is clean and tight. The 8 full-colour illustrations are present, and are supplemented by multiple black-and-white illustrations throughout. Two pages -- one at the front and one at the back of the book have darkened, but the rest of the pages are fresh. The green covers show little general wear, but shows fading to the top of the spine and edges. The dust jacket is only in Good condtion, with heavy edgewear and nicks of paper missing from the top and bottom of the spine. The attached scan gives a better idea of condition. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover.. Hard Cover. Good +/Good.

$40.00

Ride-A-Cock Horse:  Nursery Rhymes (Dean's Gold Star Book)
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Ride-A-Cock Horse: Nursery Rhymes (Dean's Gold Star Book)

By Grahame Johnstone, Janet & Ann

London: Dean & Son, 1975. The interior of the book is crisp and clean, with no marks, signatures or wear. The illustrated covers are bright, with minor wear at tips and corners. A very nice copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$25.00

This Little Pig Went to Market: Play Rhymes for Infants and Young Children
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This Little Pig Went to Market: Play Rhymes for Infants and Young Children

By Montgomerie, Norah // Illustrated By Margery Gill

London: Bodley Head, 1966. The interior of the book is crisp and clean, showing no marks, signatures or wear. The illustrated red covers are bright, with just a touch of wear at tips. The dust jacket is in excellent condition -- not price-clipped and with minimal shelf wear. A very nice copy. The attached scan gives a better idea of condition. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover. Synopsis: A collection of about 150 nursery "play" rhymes like "This Little Pig Went to Market," "Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cake Baker's Man," and for each the action that goes with it (rocking, hand-clapping, jig-jogging, foot patting, toe-counting, finger-playing, etc.)". Reprinted 1970. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$30.00

Orchard Book Of Nursery Rhymes
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Orchard Book Of Nursery Rhymes

By Zena Sutherland / Pictures By Faith Jaques

New York: Orchard Books, 1990. This book looks almost new, with a crisp, unmarked interior and fresh grey covers. The silver gilt spine lettering is still shiny. The dust jacket is unclipped, and is in Very Good condition, with one short closed tear at the bottom of the spine. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover, and the tear is not visible from the front. Synopsis: This is an illustrated collection of nursery rhymes, finger games and counting rhymes, etc., chosen by Zena Sutherland, a expert in childrne's literature. Each page contains multiple colour illustrations by Faith Jaques. The book includes short background "Notes" by both author and illusrator.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$30.00

Dean's Gift Book of Nursery Rhymes
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Dean's Gift Book of Nursery Rhymes

By Grahame Johnstone, Janet & Anne

London: Dean & Son, 1965. The interior of the book is crisp and clean. There is no writing in the "Belongs to" box, but there are three small names and a date (Xmas 75) on the front fixed end paper, hidden under the dust jacket flap. The white covers show light wear and one small brown mark on the bottom of the front panel. The dust jacket is in good condition, with light wear overall, some fading to the spine, and shallow chipping at the top and bottom of the spine. The attached scan should give a better idea of condition. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$40.00

Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes. With 5 3-Dimensional Spring-Ups: Book 1
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Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes. With 5 3-Dimensional Spring-Ups: Book 1

By Horig, Jack (Illustrator)

Cincinnati, OH: Artcraft Paper Products The interior of the book is clean and fresh, with no marks or wear. All of the pop-ups are in perfect order. The illustrated heavy card covers are bright, with light wear and rubs at edges and corners, but no other problems or damage. A very nice copy. Synopsis: Five nursery rhymes -- Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, Hey! Diddle, Diddle, Old King Cole, Simple Simon, and Wee Willie Winkies -- are illustrated with pop-ups, the illustration on the top page, the verse on the bottom. . Hard Cover. Very Good.

$35.00

Rock-a-Bye Baby
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Rock-a-Bye Baby

By Romer, Jane ; Illustrated By Emma Chichester Clark

London: Collins, 1990. The interior of the book is fresh and tight, showing no marks or wear. The illustrated covers are bright, with just a touch of wear at tips and corners. There is no dust jacket. A lovely copy. Synopsis: A collection of 12 nursery rhymes, with words and music embedded in two-page, full-colour illustrations by Chichester-Clark. Conetns: Lullaby and goodnight; Fais dodo; Rock-a-bye baby; Raisins and almonds; Coventry carol; Hush little baby; Golden slumbers; Bajushki baju; Alunde; Slumberland; Bye baby bunting; Twinkle, twinke, little star; . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$20.00

Fee Fi Fo Fum: a Picture Book of Nursery Rhymes
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Fee Fi Fo Fum: a Picture Book of Nursery Rhymes

By Briggs, Raymond

New York: Coward McCann, 1964. This is a very good copy, with a crisp clean interior unmarked by even a former owner's name. The laminated pictorial covers show only light edgewear, and a bump to the bottom of the spine. The dust jacket shows heavier edgewear, with several closed tears. a bit of damage to the top of the spine and some handling visible on the back panel.. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover and looks very attractive. . 1st American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 7.75 x 10.

$35.00

Mother Goose Rhymes
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Mother Goose Rhymes

By Anne Elizabeth (Illustrator)

Kenosha, WI: John Martin's House, 1946. The interior of the book is clean and fresh, showing no marks and just a few signs of previous use. The illustrated covers are also in very good condition, with light wear and handling only. A very nice copy. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$10.00

Mother Goose
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Mother Goose

By Merkling, Erica

Racine, WI: Whitman, 1965. The interior of the book is clean and tight, showing signs of light use. The pictorial covers are also in Good + condition, showing light wear overall, but no damage or major problems. . Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket.

$14.00

Simple Simon Goes to the Fair: a Nursery Rhyme Cookery Book
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Simple Simon Goes to the Fair: a Nursery Rhyme Cookery Book

By Stanton, Cynthia; Illustrated By Jill Mackley Hall

London: RHS Publications, 1973. The interior of the book is clean and fresh, with just a marks and indications of previous use. The pictorial laminated paper covers are also in very good condition, showing light wear at the corners, and one shallow fold on the front cover. Synopsis: This is a short (14 page) picture book, described as "an assembly cookery book for the very young, including illustrated nursery rhymes, and recipes with ingredients that are simply assembled and need little supervision". For example, in this book, Mary (and her little lamb) are tired after a long walk, and have Mary's Rose Petal Milk. Simple Simon buys some Sugar biscuits. The recipe involves spreading 6 shortbread biscuits with lemon curd, then dipping into coffee crystals. . Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

Hey, Diddle, Diddle!  (Slumbertime Series)
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Hey, Diddle, Diddle! (Slumbertime Series)

By Boswell, Hilda

Bridlington, Eng.: Peter Haddock The interior is crisp and clean, without even the name of a former owner. The binding is still tight, but paper has just started to pull near the staples. The colourful pictorial covers show a bit of light wear and rubbing to edges, but are in VG condition. A very attractive copy. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 10.5 x 7.75.

$10.00

Three Little Pigs
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Three Little Pigs

By Blegvad, Erik

London: Julia MacRae Books, 1981. The interior of the book is clean and fresh, with no marks or wear. The illustrated covers are bright, with just a touch of wear at the top of the spine. A lovely little copy. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$30.00

Find the Nursery Rhyme: a New Playbook in Colour Photography
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Find the Nursery Rhyme: a New Playbook in Colour Photography

By Gee, Hugh and Sally

London: Collins This is a spiral-bound "playbook". Each page is divided into 3 panels, one side containing a scene from a nursery rhyme, the back containing text from another. Children flip the pages to match all three pictures from the rhyme. When they've got it right, the text will appear on the facing page. The book is in very good condition, clean and fresh on the inside, and with only a touch of wear to the covers. Ask for a scan to get a better idea of condition. . Hard Cover. Very Good.

$70.00