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The Songs of Father Goose - two editions  

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The Songs of Father Goose: For the Kindergarten, the Nursery and the Home - two editions

Baum, L. Frank


The Bobbs-Merrill Company

[1909 and 1952]


2 volumes. Each 83 pp. Music by Alberta N. Hall. Illustrated with black & white drawings by W.W. Denslow. Includes:

  • Cloth-backed pictorial boards. Binding 'A'. Wear and soiling to boards with rubbing to extremities; foxing to endpapers. [1909].
  • Red-orange cloth, pictorial dust jacket. Binding 'A'. Some wear to jacket with closed tears and chips to edges, larger chip at head of spine, some foxing near top edge of inner flaps and on reverse, light wear to binding. [1952].

A selection of 26 of the 70 poems published in Father Goose: His Book, set to music.

Lot Amendments

Some general wear; both volumes very good.

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