The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book

The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book

Book - 1955 | 1st ed
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The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book contains 800 nursery rhymes and ditties which are the heritage of our oral tradition. All the well-known rhymes are included as well as many rare ones. Special sections are devoted to lullabies and dandling rhymes, toe rhymes, catches, charms, traditional streetcries, riddle verses, nursery maxims, and humorous ballads. The text is further enlivened by 600 illustrations, many of them eighteenth- and nineteenth-century woodcuts and engravings.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1955 (1991 printing)
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780198691129
Characteristics: xi, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Hassall, Joan
Opie, Peter


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