skip to content
The Oxford dictionary of nursery rhymes Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Oxford dictionary of nursery rhymes

Author: Iona Archibald Opie; Peter Opie
Publisher: Oxford, England : Clarendon Press, 1951.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This classic dictionary brings together over 500 nursery rhymes, songs, nonsense jingles, lullabies, and rhyming alphabets traditionally handed on to young children. All the items have been arranged alphabetically, from `A was an apple-pie' to `Yankee Doodle came to town' and include such favourites as `A frog he would a-wooing go', `Baa, baa, black sheep', `Dance to your daddy', `Jack and Jill', and `Old Mother  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Bookplates
Cloth case bindings
Ownership inscriptions
Dictionaries
Nursery rhymes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Opie, Iona Archibald.
Oxford dictionary of nursery rhymes.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1951
(OCoLC)570774775
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iona Archibald Opie; Peter Opie
ISBN: 0198691114 9780198691112
OCLC Number: 189405
Description: xxvii, 467 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: edited by Iona and Peter Opie.
More information:

Abstract:

A detailed reference book to the histories of more than 500 rhymes and songs, with their parallels, first appearances, origins, and variations. The Opies are unrivalled as authorities on the folklore  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

User lists with this item (4)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/189405> # The Oxford dictionary of nursery rhymes
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "189405" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863917557#Place/oxford_england> ; # Oxford, England
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/398.8/e18/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1041532> ; # Nursery rhymes
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "1951" ;
    schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/100280448> ; # Peter Opie
    schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/79067346> ; # Iona Archibald Opie
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/863917557> ;
    schema:genre "Ownership inscriptions"@en ;
    schema:genre "Dictionaries"@en ;
    schema:genre "Cloth case bindings"@en ;
    schema:genre "Nursery rhymes"@en ;
    schema:genre "Bookplates"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/570774775> ;
    schema:name "The Oxford dictionary of nursery rhymes"@en ;
    schema:productID "189405" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/189405#PublicationEvent/oxford_england_clarendon_press_1951> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863917557#Agent/clarendon_press> ; # Clarendon Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198691112> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB5111244> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/189405> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863917557#Agent/clarendon_press> # Clarendon Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Clarendon Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/863917557#Place/oxford_england> # Oxford, England
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Oxford, England" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1041532> # Nursery rhymes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Nursery rhymes"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100280448> # Peter Opie
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Opie" ;
    schema:givenName "Peter" ;
    schema:name "Peter Opie" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79067346> # Iona Archibald Opie
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Opie" ;
    schema:givenName "Iona Archibald" ;
    schema:name "Iona Archibald Opie" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198691112>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0198691114" ;
    schema:isbn "9780198691112" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/570774775>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Oxford dictionary of nursery rhymes." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/189405> ; # The Oxford dictionary of nursery rhymes
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.