Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 1992. Over 150 Color Illustrations. First American Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #005494109
Nice copy of the first American edition (jacket price-clipped). Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Antholog y of schoolyard verses from 19th and 20th century Great Britain and America ; characteristically illustrated in both large format and vignette by Senda k. Introduction by Iona Opie. Originally issued in Great Britain in 1947 (w ith the subtitle: Traditional Rhymes of Youth).