The baby's opera : a book of old rhymes with new dresses / by Walter Crane ; the music by the earliest masters ; engraved and printed in colours by Edmund Evans

Author(s): Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
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Subjects: Nursery rhymes
Children's songs
Illustrated children's books--Specimens
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile, Preschool (0-5 years old)
Published: London : George Routledge and Sons, [1876?]
LC Classification: M
Physical Description: 56 p. : front. (col.) , ill. (col.), music ; 18 x 19 cm
Additional Authors: Printer : Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
Arranger : Crane, Lucy, 1842-1882
Publisher : George Routledge and Sons
Notes: Includes illustrated half title, title page and table of contents
Frontispiece has protective guard sheet and is included in pagination
Text and music have distinctive, decorative border patterned to illustrate the song
Color wood engravings
Walter Crane's sister, Lucy Crane, was responsible for the selection and arrangement of the musical accompaniments to the nursery rhymes in this title. Cf. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Binding: Quarter bound in brown cloth; board covers printed black and cream on dark rust; clay end papers are dark green
Special Collections copy has binder's stamp: Venve J. Boyveau, Librairie Etrangere, Rue de la Banque ... -- Front end paper
Date taken from English Catalogue of Books
OCLC Number: 220607393