"My First Book of Nursery Rhymes" is a charming book published by Nelson Publishing Company . There is an inscription with the date of 1923, giving us a clue as to age of the book The page is missing from the book which might given us a clue as to the actual age. The boy on the cover, illustrated by Frank Adams is in a Santa suit, which makes this book especially appealing for Christmas decorating. The book looks wonderful when place on an easel, in spite of its worn edges. On the interior, the front page shows browning; there are several torn pages and some of the pages have a few light brown spots. However, these flaws are more than offset by the whimsical full-page illustrations, each of which is worth framing. The illustrations are sign F.M. B. B. The book is 9.5 inches by 8 inches and has been rebound.