Oxford University Press, Oxford, C. Printed in Italy. 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: In good clean vintage condition . Dust Jacket Condition: Good clean vintage condition with age appropriate wear and some edge wear randomly. First Edition featuring gray cloth boards , deep red spine lettering and endpapers . Inscription present with date.
Circa early 19th century booklets produced for children were of such quality that even intellectuals enjoyed them. In this volume Iona and Peter Opie have gathered more than a score or these chapbooks. Such classics featured are : The History of an Apple Pie , The Gaping Wide-mouthed Waddling Frog , The Comic Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard, The Path of Learning Strewed with Flowers , Old Woman and Her Pig , Dame Wiggins of Lee and her Seven Wonderful Cats and many more . Contains beautifully reproduced illustrations from the original publications.
Weight unpacked approx. 1 pound 13.6 oz. Measures about 8.5 by 12 inches . 128 pages .
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