THE SONG OF SIX-PENCE PICTURE BOOK. Containing Sing a Song of Sixpence A Gaping Wide-mouthed, Waddling Frog The Old Courtier The Multiplication Table in Verse. With thirty-two pages of illustrations by Walter Crane. Printed in Colours by Edmund Evans.
London: George Routledge and Sons, No date. 33 leaves, each printed on one side only, 32 of which bear coloured wood-engravings. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. 4to. First edition. Some light rubbing and wear to the extremities; gift inscription for 1877; slight cracking of inner joints; else a very good copy. So far as we are aware this title was issued in two bindings: pictorial cloth gilt, and pictorial paper-covered boards, the latter being the less expensive. However the paper-covered issue is much rarer, few copies having survived the ravages of the nursery.