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The Resource Mother [drawing of a goose] in hieroglyphics

Mother [drawing of a goose] in hieroglyphics

Label
Mother [drawing of a goose] in hieroglyphics
Title
Mother [drawing of a goose] in hieroglyphics
Title variation
  • Mother Goose in hieroglyphics
  • Mother Goose in hieroglyphicks
  • Mother in hieroglyphics
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Early edition of a work of classic nursery rhymes in rebus form, so popular that it stayed in print for over 200 years.
Cataloging source
RBN
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Summary expansion
In the rebuses, wood-engravd illustrations substitute for key words. This pictorial version of Mother Goose was originally published by Appleton in 1849, and the cover illustration engraved by J. Baker after a design by Eastman of a goose within an intertwined vine and flower border spelling out the title word "hieroglyphicks" has been preserved from the first printing
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Mother [drawing of a goose] in hieroglyphics
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
  • "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1849, by George S. Appleton"--Title page verso
  • Cover title: Mother [drawing of a goose] in hieroglyphicks
  • All pages within quadruple-line borders
  • Title page illustrated with small drawing of a goose entering a pond
  • Key to rebuses: pages [57]-60
  • Issued in publisher's cream colored color-printed wrappers; cover illustration printed in blue and rose
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
13 x 18 cm
Extent
60, [4] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: imperfect, rear wrapper wanting. Purchase, Philadelphia Rare Books and Manuscripts Co., 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20585554
  • ucoclc20585554
Label
Mother [drawing of a goose] in hieroglyphics
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
  • "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1849, by George S. Appleton"--Title page verso
  • Cover title: Mother [drawing of a goose] in hieroglyphicks
  • All pages within quadruple-line borders
  • Title page illustrated with small drawing of a goose entering a pond
  • Key to rebuses: pages [57]-60
  • Issued in publisher's cream colored color-printed wrappers; cover illustration printed in blue and rose
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
13 x 18 cm
Extent
60, [4] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: imperfect, rear wrapper wanting. Purchase, Philadelphia Rare Books and Manuscripts Co., 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20585554
  • ucoclc20585554

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