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The Only True Mother Goose Melodies, Without Addition or Abridgement. Embracing, Also, a Reliable Life of the Goose Family, Never before Published.

Boston: G. W. Cottrell [1860]


Inscribed in pen and blue ink front flyleaf "Dorothy Devlin"; blindstamp of "Tewksbury & Brother, Booksellers & Stationers, No. 1 Museum Building, Manchester, N.H."; Frank C. Doble, by whose estate given to MFA, October 10, 1973.

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank C. Doble


Place of Publication

Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 14.3 x 11.7 x 1.3 cm (5 5/8 x 4 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books