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Mother Goose/the Classic Volland Edition

Grover, Eulalie Osgood

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ISBN 10: 0516098918 / ISBN 13: 9780516098913
Published by Rand McNally, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., 1984
Used Condition: Poor Hardcover
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"The Classic Volland Edition" 1971 reprint of the 1915 original, 10th printing illustrated by Frderick Richardson. 160 pages in poor condition: covers severely rubbed on boards, edges and corners. Interior is poor, ffep is missing, the first 13 pages, including the forward, introduction, title and copyright pages are torn, bent and creased, with some water damage. All of the full-page illustrations have escaped this fate and there are no ownership marks, so feasible for reading. The pictures are very attractive. Bookseller Inventory # 001407

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Title: Mother Goose/the Classic Volland Edition

Publisher: Rand McNally, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Richardson, Frederick

Book Condition:Poor

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: 1971

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A collection of illustrated Mother Goose rhymes such as Old Mother Hubbard and Goosey, goosey, gander

About the Author:

Mother Goose has still never been identified.

Eulalie Osgood Grover was born in Mantorville, Minnesota. She authored over twenty books for children and was the sister of educator and publisher Edwin Osgood Grover. She passed away in 1958.

Frederick Richardson was an American illustrator of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, best remembered for his illustrations of works by L. Frank Baum, Andrew Lang's Fairy Books, an abundant amount of work for the publisher P.F. Volland including her timeless, illustrative masterwork Mother Goose. He passed away in 1937.

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