R. Caldecott's collection of pictures & songs : containing The diverting history of John Gilpin, The house that Jack built, An elegy on the death of a mad dog, The babes in the wood, The three jovial huntsmen, Sing a song for sixpence, The Queen of Hearts, The farmer's boy : all exhibited in beautiful engravings, many of which are printed in colours

R. Caldecott's collection of pictures & songs : containing The diverting history of John Gilpin, The house that Jack built, An elegy on the death of a mad dog, The babes in the wood, The three jovial huntsmen, Sing a song for sixpence, The Queen of Hearts, The farmer's boy : all exhibited in beautiful engravings, many of which are printed in colours

R. Caldecott's collection of pictures & songs : containing The diverting history of John Gilpin, The house that Jack built, An elegy on the death of a mad dog, The babes in the wood, The three jovial huntsmen, Sing a song for sixpence, The Queen of Hearts, The farmer's boy : all exhibited in beautiful engravings, many of which are printed in colours

eBook, 1881, English

Notes

Drawn by R.C. ; engraved and printed by E. Evans. Contains the first eight of the shilling series "R. Caldecott's picture books," cf. Osborne cited below. Copy 1: Inscribed on flyleaf: Princess Mary, from E.G.M. [Evelyn Graham-Montgomery]. Queen Mary's heraldic bookplate inside front cover. This book forms part of "Queen Mary's Collection of Children's Books". Each story is paginated separately (258 p. in total). Undated. Date from BLC.

Publisher

London (Broadway, Ludgate Hill) ; New York (9, Lafayette Place) : George Routledge & Sons, [1881]

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Extent

[2]; 31; [2]; 29; [2]; 30; [2]; 30; [2]; 30; [2]; 30; [2]; 30; [2] p.

Contributor

Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905, printer, George Routledge and Sons, publisher, Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. Elegy on the death of a mad dog, Mary, Queen, consort of George V, King of Great Britain, 1867-1953, former owner

Branch

Lillian H. Smith

Location

Osborne Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

P CAL C2