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The authentic Mother Goose fairy tales and nursery rhymes.

The authentic Mother Goose fairy tales and nursery rhymes.
Barchilon, Jacques
Denver, A. Swallow, 1960.

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48 p., facsim. (135 p. illus.), [195]-197 p., facsim.: 92 p. illus.; 22 cm.
Uniform Title
Mother Goose. Mother Goose's melody.
  • Fairy tales
  • Fairy tales.
  • At head of title: Jacques Barchilon and Henry Pettit.
  • The first facsim. (135 p.) is reproduced from a photostatic copy in the Houghton Library, Harvard University. The t.p. reads: Histories or tales of past times ... with morals. By M. Perrault. Translated into English. London, Printed for J. Pote and R. Montegu, MDCCXXIX.
  • The second facsim. (92 p.) is reproduced from photostats of the copy owned by Elisabeth Ball of Muncie, Ind. The t.p. reads: Mother Goose's melody: or, Sonnets for the cradle ... Embellished with cuts, and illustrated with notes and maxims, historical, philosophical and critical. London, Printed for F. Power, 1791.
Bibliography (note)
  • Bibliography: p. 41-43 (1st group)
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Introduction: Fairy tales and rhymes -- Mother Goose -- The origins of fairy tales -- The Mother Goose tales as literature -- The Mother Goose rhymes as literature -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Mother Goose's tales (Text of the 1729 Perrault translation): The Little Red Riding-hood -- The Fairy -- The Blue Beard -- The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood -- The Master Cat, or Puss in Boots -- Cinderilla, or the Little Glass Slipper -- Riquet a la Houpe -- Little Poucet and his Brothers -- The Discreet Princess, or the Adventures of Finetta -- Mother Goose's melody (first lines): There was a little Man -- Little Betty Winkle -- Trip upon Trenchers -- Cross patch, draw the latch -- I won't be my father's Jack -- Three wise men of Gotham -- There was an old man -- There was an old woman -- There was an old woman [2] -- Ding dong bell -- Little Tom Tucker -- Se Saw, Margery Daw -- Great A little a -- Se saw, sacaradown -- Shoe the colt -- Is John Smith within? -- High diddle diddle -- Ride a cock horse -- Cock a doodle doo -- There was an old man -- Round about, round about Magotty pye -- Jack and Gill -- There were two bird sat on a Stone -- Hush-a-by baby -- Who comes here? A grenadier. -- Jack Sprat -- One, two, three, four and five -- Three children sliding on the ice -- Patty cake, patty cake -- O my kitten a kitten -- This pig went to market -- There was a man of Thessaly -- Bow, wow, wow, Whose dog art thou? -- Bah, bah, black sheep -- Robin and Richard -- There was an old woman -- There were two blackbirds -- The sow came in with a saddle -- Boys and girls come out to play -- We're three brethren out of Spain -- I would, if I cou'd, If I cou'dn't, how cou'd I? -- Here's A, B, and C -- Piping hot, smoaking hot -- Dickery, dickery, dock -- Mother Goose's Melody, Part II, containing the Lullabies of Shakespeare: Where the bee sucks, there suck, I -- You spotted snakes -- Take, oh! take those lips away -- When daises pied, and violets blue -- When icicles hang on the wall -- Tell me where is fancy bred -- Under the greenwood tree -- Who doth ambition shun -- Blow, blow, thou winter wind -- O Mistress mine -- What shall he have that kill'd the deer? -- When daffodils begin to 'pear -- Jog, on, jog on, the foot path way -- Orpheus with his lute made tree -- Hark, hark! the lark -- The poor soul sat singing by a sycamore-tree.
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