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Nine Little Goslings

Susan Coolidge

Published by Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1875
Condition: Poor Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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1875 First Edition that will need restitching and a new spine. The front cover and first 2 endpapers have detached as well as the back cover. There is no backstrip. The book has the 2 original frontpapers; a frontispiece illustration of a mother goose holding a parasol while at the end of a line of nine goslings. This illustration is copied onto the front cover as an embossment in the green cloth with a rising golden sun. There are 5 unpaginated pages of preface with 289 pages of text interspersed with several full page illustrations. Followed by 4 illustrated pages of advertising for other books by Susan Coolidge. 2 endpapers. The nine stories are: Curly Locks; Goosey, Goosey Gander; Little Bo-Peep; Mistress Mary; Lady Bird; One, Two, Buckle My Shoe; Ride A Cock-Horse; Lady Queen Anne; Up, Up, Up and Down, Down, Down-Y. The book's covers are clean with only very slight edge-wear. The 2 frontpapers which are detached have some small edge tears and corner folding. A bookplate has been removed from the frontpaper which has left some small white spots. The pages of the main text are clean and well attached but the binding is cracking. Bookseller Inventory # 9900

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Title: Nine Little Goslings

Publisher: Roberts Brothers, Boston

Publication Date: 1875

Binding: Decorative Cloth Hardcover

Book Condition:Poor

Edition: First Edition

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