TAIL FEATHERS FROM MOTHER GOOSE. Iona Opie, Compiler.

TAIL FEATHERS FROM MOTHER GOOSE.

The Opie rhyme book. Pp. 126(including the endpapers), illustrated throughout in colour and occasional black & white; square 4to; red papered boards, spine lettered in navy, coloured pictorial title label at centre of upper board; dust wrapper, faintly faded and soiled; top edges of leaves a trifle foxed; Walker Books, London, 1988. First edition. *Nursery rhymes chosen from the extensive Opie family collection. Most are previously unpublished, being 'unusual versions of known nursery rhymes or versions sent by correspondents or versions used by the Opies themselves which became transformed' [wrapper blurb]. The dust wrapper illustration is by Maurice Sendak; other illustrators include Quentin Blake, John Burningham, Babette Cole, Anthony Browne, Bob Graham, Fritz Wegner, Nicola Bayley, Errol Le Cain, Shirley Hughes, a.o. Item #158690

Price: $45.00

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