Find a copy in the library
Finding libraries that hold this item...
|Material Type:||Juvenile audience|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Abel Bowen; Nathaniel Dearborn; Shubael D Childs
|Notes:||Bound in plum-colored cloth-covered boards with yellow label: "Complete, in one volume, quarto. Mother Goose's melodies with many new engravings. Boston: 1833."
Announced in the American Monthly Review for February, 1833, among the January publications of Munroe and Francis, as "Mother Goose's Melodies, new edition."
Note on p. 95 states that this supersedes the edition entitled Mother Goose's Quarto.
For the bibliographic history of other Munroe and Francis editions of Mother Goose see Mother Goose's Melodies; introduction and bibliographic note by E.F. Bleiler. New York: Dover Publications  and Codman Hislop, "The Americanization of Mother Goose," The Colophon, Summer 1938. The present edition was unknown to Bleiler and Hislop.
The engravings on p. 10, 30, 43 and 44 are signed respectively AB, AB, Bowen, and B (Abel Bowen). That on p. 32 is signed ND (Nathaniel Dearborn). That on p. 50 is signed Childs (Shubael D. Childs).
Pagination includes frontispiece.
Error in binding: p. 55-58 bound between 60 and 61.
|Description:||96 p. : ill. ; 14 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Mother Goose.|