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NURSERY RHYMES, SONGS -- The Prince of Nursery Playmates containing Seventy Four Nursery Tales - Nursery Rhymes & Nursery Songs Illustrated with 217 Pictures in Oil Colours by the First Artists, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, [c.1878]. 2° (370 x 245mm). Chromolithographed title, contents page and 217 illustrations chromolithographed by Emrik & Binger on 33 leaves. (Occasional light marginal staining.) Original cloth-backed coloured pictorial boards (edges rubbed, scuffed, a little darkened).

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NURSERY RHYMES, SONGS -- The Prince of Nursery Playmates containing Seventy Four Nursery Tales - Nursery Rhymes & Nursery Songs Illustrated with 217 Pictures in Oil Colours by the First Artists, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, [c.1878]. 2° (370 x 245mm). Chromolithographed title, contents page and 217 illustrations chromolithographed by Emrik & Binger on 33 leaves. (Occasional light marginal staining.) Original cloth-backed coloured pictorial boards (edges rubbed, scuffed, a little darkened).

With 23 other 19th-century books of related interest including William M. Hutchison's Song-Land: A Series of Ditties for Small Folks (London, [n.d.]), Old King Cole's book of Nursery Rhymes (London, [n.d.], illustrated by Byam Shaw, Lawson Wood's The Jumble Books Nursery Rhyme Pets (Dundee, [n.d.], with interchangeable flaps), The Royal Illuminated Book of Nursery Rhymes (Edinburgh, [n.d.]), E. Dewane's The Light of the Nursery. Pictures and Rhymes (London, [n.d.]), and David Brett's Nursery Book (London, Dean & Son, [n.d.], 6 parts in one vol., on "untearable paper"). (25)
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