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Published: 19 March 1998

592 Pages | 75 b/w illus.

5-1/4 x 8-1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780198600886

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The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes

New Edition

Edited by Iona Opie and the late Peter Opie

  • Over 500 rhymes, songs, nonsense jingles, and lullabies
  • A hundred illustrations, including reproductions of early art found in ballad sheets and music books
  • Discusses different types of rhymes and the earliest published collection
  • Illustrates changes in wording over time, and indicates variations and parallels in other languages

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