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Author Opie, Iona, 1923-2017, author.

Title A nursery companion / provided by Iona and Peter Opie.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1980]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Children's Department  JUV. 398.8 O61N    Check Shelf
Description 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Presents reproductions of a variety of early 19th-century children's books including rhymed alphabets, nursery rhymes, a pictorial grammar, limericks, and nonsense rhymes.
Contents A was an archer -- Nursery novelties -- The history of an applie pie written by z -- The history of the house that Jack built -- The comic adventures of Old Mother Hubbard and her dog -- Who killed Cock Robin? -- The juvenile numerator -- The adventures of Jack and Jill and Old Dame Gill -- The comic adventures of Old Dame Trot and her cat -- Little rhymes for little folks; or, Poetry for Fanny's library -- The paths of learning strewed with flowers; or, English grammar illustrated -- The gaping, wide-mouthed, waddling frog -- Punctuation personified -- Dame Wiggins of Lee and her seven wonderful cats -- Dame Dearlove's ditties for the nursery -- The history of sixteen wonderful old women -- Anecdotes and adventures of fiteen gentlemen.
Contents cont'd: Peter Piper's practical principles of plain and perfect pronunciation -- The chapter of kings -- The gamut and time-table in verse -- Peter Prim's pride, or proverbs that will suit the young or the old -- The remarkable adventures of an old woman and her pig -- The little man and the little maid -- Sam Syntax's cries of London -- Aldiborontiphoskyphorniostikos -- The dandies' rout -- Mounseer Nongtongpaw; or the discoveries of John Bull in a trip to Paris.
Subject Children's literature, English.
Chapbooks, English.
English literature -- 19th century.
Literature -- Collections.
Nursery rhymes.
Littřature de jeunesse anglaise.
Littřature de colportage anglaise.
Littřature anglaise -- 19e sïcle.
Chapbooks, English. (OCoLC)fst00852198
Children's literature, English. (OCoLC)fst00855967
English literature. (OCoLC)fst00911989
Kinderreim (DE-588)4163853-0
Stories in rhyme.
Nursery rhymes.
English author.
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Indexed Term PRECIS:Nursery rhymes in English - Anthologies
Nursery rhymes, English
Genre/Form Bookplates -- England -- 1970-1988.
Dust jackets -- England -- 1980.
Paper (fibre product) case bindings -- England -- 1980.
Publishers' advertisements -- England -- 1980.
Alphabet books -- England -- 1980.
Chapbooks -- England -- 1980.
Children's books -- England -- 1980.
Facsimile (reproduction) children's books -- England -- 1980.
Nursery rhymes -- England -- 1980.
Nursery rhymes. (OCoLC)fst01921725
Nursery rhymes.
Library (institution) copies (document genres -- England -- 1960-1989.
Added Author Opie, Peter, author.
Other Form: Online version: Opie, Iona Archibald. A nursery companion (OCoLC)987920810
ISBN 0192122134
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