Baring-Gould, William S. and Ceil, introduction and notes by THE ANNOTATED MOTHER GOOSE
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc./ Publisher, (1962). 0517029596 / 9780517029596 Reprint. Quarto. Black-lettered olive cloth shelfback over ochre boards; illustrated dust jacket. Chapter decorations by E.M. Simon. Hardcover. Bump to rear fore-edge, wear to shelf edges; splaying to covers; short tear at upper front inner hinge; mild fading to extremities; mildly worn, age-toned, price-clipped, very good plus jacket with tiny nicks to the spine head, mild fading to spine panel.
"Nursery Rhymes Old and New, Arranged and Explained." Superb compilation and annotations by the Baring-Goulds, enhanced with illustrations by Crane, Caldecott, Greenaway, Rackham, Parrish and early historical woodcuts. 350 pages, including index.