Book Description

Hardback. vi, 33pp. Arranged by Joseph Moorat and pictured by P. Woodroffe. Large format 310 by 235mm (12¼ by 9¼ inches) gives lots of scope for a clear musical score and several colour illustrations to a deep heading for each song and sometimes to the foot as well. there are alos illustration to the half-title page, title page and the contents page. Lyrics are within the score. Lots of nursery favourites such as Old King Cole, Tom, Tom the Piper’s Son, Ding Dong Bell, Looby Loo and Little Bo Peep, etc as well as less well know songs such as Poor Mary Sits A Weeping and The Ploughbox. Cream cloth to the spine and colour illustrated paper to the upper board with favourite nursery characters sitting in amongst the spread of stylised foliage. Two tone illustrated endpapers. Some rubbing to edges and some small areas of exposed board to the tips of the corners. Cream paper to the rear boar has some marks and ridges from irregularly spread glue during the binding giving a faint tanned pattern. the front has some slight tanning to the background but the pretty illustration is bright. Occasional faint mark internally and some light toning to the edges. There is some gaping between the prelims and the first song but the binding remains firm.
Author Moorat, Joseph
Binding Hardback
Publisher T. C. and E. C. Jack
Illustrator P. Woodroffe
Condition Good+, sound copy

Price: £55.00

Offered by C L Hawley

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