Mother Goose's melodies. : the only pure edition. Containing all that have ever come to light of her memorable writings, together with those which have been discovered among the mss. of Herculaneum, likewise every one recently found in the same stone box which hold [sic] the golden plates of the Book of Mormon. The whole compared, revised, and sanctioned, by one of the annotators of the Goose family. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1833, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts. (Book, 1833) [WorldCat.org]
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Mother Goose's melodies. : the only pure edition. Containing all that have ever come to light of her memorable writings, together with those which have been discovered among the mss. of Herculaneum, likewise every one recently found in the same stone box which hold [sic] the golden plates of the Book of Mormon. The whole compared, revised, and sanctioned, by one of the annotators of the Goose family. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1833, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts. Preview this item
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Mother Goose's melodies. : the only pure edition. Containing all that have ever come to light of her memorable writings, together with those which have been discovered among the mss. of Herculaneum, likewise every one recently found in the same stone box which hold [sic] the golden plates of the Book of Mormon. The whole compared, revised, and sanctioned, by one of the annotators of the Goose family. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1833, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.

Author: Abel Bowen; Nathaniel Dearborn; Shubael D Childs
Publisher: Boston : Printed and published by Munroe and Francis, 128 Washington-Street : --and C.S. Francis ; New-York., [1833]
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abel Bowen; Nathaniel Dearborn; Shubael D Childs
OCLC Number: 34307589
Notes: Announced in the American Monthly Review for February, 1833, among the January publications of Munroe and Francis, as "Mother Goose's Melodies, new edition."
Woodcut illustrations.
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 [1970] 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.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 14 cm
Other Titles: Mother Goose.
Goose's melodies

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