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Title: The Real Personage of Mother Goose
Description: Boston: Lothrop ,Lee & Shepard Co, 1930. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 14.5 x 22 cm. Brown boards with bumping and rubbing to all edges. Boards coming detached at spine with webbing showing through. Front brown free end paper is detached. Top right hand corner of the next page is missing. pages lightly tanned but clean and free from any inscriptions etc. Taken from foreword, "The nursery rhymes, jingles, & ditties, connected with the name Mother Goose, are here for the first time presented in their correct historical sequence.Many scholarly writers have devoted years to the study of these jingles from the viewpoint of separate entities, but no one has previously written of them with a distinct knowledge of their historic origin. With B&W frontispiece and several B&W illustrations in text.352 pages with index of references.. Fair .

Keywords: On British Nursery Rhymes and Tales. Examining Their Folk Lore Origins and Cultural, Social and Political Importance. Mother Goose. Nursery Rhymes

Price: GBP 12.00 = appr. US$ 17.14 Seller: Hay on Wye Promotions Ltd
- Book number: DAG197

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