Jesse Wilcox Smith Colgate & Company Dodd, Meade & Company Special Collections Fleet Library
5 of a set of 12 booklets : illustrations (some color); 9 x 14 cm. Title adapted from covers. 1 of a set of 12 nursery rhyme pamphlets with cover designs and text illustrations adapted from the Jessie..
5 of a set of 12 booklets : illustrations (some color); 9 x 14 cm. Title adapted from covers. 1 of a set of 12 nursery rhyme pamphlets with cover designs and text illustrations adapted from the Jessie Willcox Smith Mother Goose (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., c1914). Part of a Colgate promotional campaign? Good Housekeeping Magazine copyright notice on front covers. Color illustrations on cover; b&w in text. Each booklet is eight numbered pages. Illustrated advertisement for Colgate toothpaste on the pages  &  of covers. SET CONTENTS: Little Bo Peep -- Jack and Jill went up the Hill -- Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet -- Rain, rain, go away -- Ring around the Rosie -- Mary, Mary, quite contrary -- Curly Locks, Curly Locks, Wilt thou be mine? -- Peter Peter pumpkin eater -- Hush-a-bye-Baby, On the tree top -- One foot up, the foot down -- See Saw, Margery Daw. Each title has "and other Mother Goose Melodies" as a cover sub-title. Chromolithographic cover illustrations. Each booklet stapled binding. Library is missing one of the 12 booklets (There was an old woman who lived in a shoe and other Mother Goose melodies). Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections exhibition By Hand: Women & Books Exhibit fall, 2021.