[Ritson, Joseph (1752-1803) & others]
Title GAMMER GURTON'S GARLAND or The Nursery Parnassus: A Choice Collection of Pretty Songs and Verses for the Amusement of all Little Good Children who can neither read nor run
Book Condition Minor foxing to endsheets, covers show areas of mild bubbling, faint soiling, and minor stains, else very good plus in original terra-cotta colored cloth, with printed paper spine label (slightly chipped). Thin octavo. 65 pages. Indexed.
Edition First edition thus. One of 100 (and 12 large paper) copies printed.
Publisher Glasgow: Hugh Hopkins, 1866.
Seller ID 54902.00
Limited reprint of the rare first complete edition (1810) of this important collection of 134 nursery rhymes compiled by Ritson and others. Contains the first appearance of "Humpty Dumpty", "Little Bo-Peep", etc. This edition adds an index. Rare!
Nursery Rhymes. Children's Literature.