A Complete Set of the Picture Books: The House that Jack Built; The Diverting History of John Gilpin; An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog; The Babes in the Wood; The Three Jovial Huntsmen; Sing a Song for Sixpence; The Queen of Hearts; The Farmer's Boy; Hey Diddle Diddle and Baby Bunting; A Frog He Would a-Wooing Go; The Milkmaid (Where are you going, my pretty maid); Fox Jumps over the Parson's Gate; Come Lasses and Lads; Ride A Cock Horse to Banbury Cross and A Farmer Went Trotting Upon His Grey Mare; Mrs. Mary Blaize; [and] The Great Panjandrum Himself


Published by George Routledge & Sons, London, 1878
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a few are a little worn at the extremities else a very good set housed in two clam-shell boxes. four of the issues are present in two states[similar]. Bookseller Inventory # 42218

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Title: A Complete Set of the Picture Books: The ...

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, London

Publication Date: 1878

Binding: Softbound

Edition: First.

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