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Seven nursery rhymes : antique engravings from the McLoughlin Brothers collection

Author: Jane BairdSusan AckerRuth E AdomeitCastle Baird.Feathered Serpent Press.All authors
Publisher: Sausalito [Calif.] : Castle Baird, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Genre/Form: Illustrations
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Baird; Susan Acker; Ruth E Adomeit; Castle Baird.; Feathered Serpent Press.; McLoughlin Bros., inc.
OCLC Number: 44947482
Notes: "One hundred copies ... were designed, letterpress printed and bound by Susan Acker at the Feathered Serpent Press ... The paper is Mohawk Superfine."--Colophon.
"Some ten years ago I ... came across seven charming engraved woodblocks of nursery illustrations at Dawson's Book Shop booth. I took them home ... The ... woodblock engravings had originated at McLoughlin Brothers ... The illustrations in this book are printed directly from the original engraved blocks."--Page [26, 28-29].
Illustrated title on two facing pages, printed in red and black.
The seven nursery rhymes are preceded by 'A few notes on the rhymes' (p. [7-11]), and followed by the essay 'The engraved woodblocks' (p. [26-29]).
From the library of Ruth E. Adomeit, with her bookplate.
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 69 mm
Responsibility: by Jane Baird.

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