We offer books on Travel & Exploration, Technology, Natural Sciences, Naval and Military History.

We offer books on Travel & Exploration, Technology, Natural Sciences, Naval and Military History.


West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Anon. Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. [Two books in One].

Anon. Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. [Two books in One].

Anon. Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. [Two books in One]. With Six Coloured Plates, and Four Hundred and Twenty-Four Wood-Cuts by John Gilbert, Sir John Tenniel, Harrison Weir, Walter Crane, W. McConnell, and Others. London, George Routledge and Sons, Not dated, c. 1885. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. 288 pages (Nursery Rhymes), 212 pages (Fairy Tales) plus eight pages publishers list plus six blank pages. Five coloured Plates and B&W Wood cuts throughout. New (2020) green cloth with gilt title on spine. New end papers. New binding. Internally dust dulled, edge worn and with small tears. Frontispiece and four other coloured Plates (out of five). Three pages (83/84, 111/112 & 125/126) appear to be missing. Still a very attractive volume in a new solid cloth binding. Beautifully illustrated.

Book is not dated, but cross-referencing to titles in publishers list indicates it was published in the 1880s.

Our price: EUR 75,-- 

Anon. Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. [Two books in One].
Anon. Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. [Two books in One].
Anon. Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. [Two books in One].
Anon. Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. [Two books in One].
Anon. Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. [Two books in One].

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