The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes: Opie, Iona and Peter (editors)

The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes

Opie, Iona and Peter (editors)

Published by The Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1951
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Thick Octavo. 467pp., This dictionary brings together more than 500 rhymes and songs traditionally handed on to young children. The illustrations, of which there are nearly a hundred, include reproductions of early appearances of the rhymes in ballad sheets and music books, and show the course of nursery rhyme illustrations in children's literature through the past two centuries. Bound in blue cloth, spine lettering gilt, a bit of scattered bubbling to cloth, a very good copy in pictorial dust jacket with some light chipping along top edge and spine ends. Bookseller Inventory # 019783

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Title: The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes

Publisher: The Clarendon Press, Oxford

Publication Date: 1951

Edition: First Edition.

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