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The Only True Mother Goose Melodies
An exact reproduction of the text and illustrations
of the original edition.
With introduction by Rev. Edward Everett Hale, D.D.
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after the introduction by Rev. Hale, the text proceeds as follows....
The Only True Mother Goose
Without addition or abridgement.
Embracing, also, a reliable
LIFE OF THE GOOSE FAMILY,
Never before published.