Opie, Iona and Peter
Title: Oxford Dctionary of Nursery Rhymes
Book Condition: Very Good++
Jacket Condition: fine Jacket
Publisher: New York Oxford University Press 1995
ISBN Number: 0198691114 / 9780198691112
Seller ID: 12373
467 pages, indexed, illustrated in b&w. former owner's name sticker on ffep, otherwise, as new. Over 500 rhymes, songs, nonsense jingles, and lullabies traditionally handed down to young children. With each piece Iona and Peter Opie introduce a wealth of information, noting its earliest known publication, origin, and illustrating changes in wording over the years. Nearly 100 illustrations.