The Mother Goose Book
The Mother Goose Book
The Mother Goose Book

The Mother Goose Book

New York: Samuel Gabriel Sons & Co., 1914. Mary LaFetra Russell. [16] p.: color illustrations; 30 cm. Wrapper title and publication information. Wrappers included in page count. "No. 709" -- on front wrapper. Illustrated by Mary LaFetra Russell. "Linen" -- on front wrapper. Printed on linen-back paper, except for wrapper which is printed directly on the linen on the inside of the wrappers with color-illustrated paper on the outside. Old repair in which a strip of white silk was applied to the spine. One seven-verse poem is printed on the inside of the front and back wrapper about Mother Goose, her son Jack, and a goose. The remaining 12 pages each contain one full-page color illustration accompanied by one verse of a familiar Mother Goose or other children's rhyme. Mary LaFetra Russell's illustrations feature charming children, many wearing curious circular clothing. In Fair Condition: old repair, as described; wrappers are soiled and edges rubbed, with minor loss at corners; fraying at corners; finger soiling along edges, light on most pages, heavy on one, but not impacting illustration; loss of paper on two pages, impacting the verses but not the illustrations. Fair. Item #003551

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