VER BECK, FRANK. MOTHER GOOSE. FRANK VER BECK'S BEARS IN MOTHER GOOSE LAND with new lines by Hanna Rion, old lines by Mother Goose herself. NY: George Doran, no date, circa 1910. 4to (8 1/2 x 11 1/2"), cloth backed boards, pictorial paste-on, offsetting at hinges from old repair (not weak), a mark on the paste-on, VG+. Traditional Mother Goose characters and rhymes and original rhymes all involve a bevy of bears. Illustrated by Frank Ver Beck with marvelous color frontis plus 2-color, black & whites or half tones are on each page of Text. (Ver Beck was a noted cartoonist and the illustrator of Baum's New Wonderland and a Joel Chandler Harris Uncle Remus book). Printed on heavy coated paper. Quite scarce.
(Inventory #: 668)
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