The Real Mother Goose

Images and some text extracts from The Real Mother Goose published by Rand McNally & Co. in Chicago, 1919.

It turns out that there is also a Project Gutenberg edition of this book, although the images are rather small and seem too dark. Let me know if you would like me to scan any of the images.

[picture: Book cover of The Mother Goose, with tape repair]

Book cover of The Mother Goose, with tape repair

The front cover of this children’s book has been repaired with heavy binding tape at some point.

[picture: Hot Codlins]

Hot Codlins

HOT CODLINS. [more...]

[picture: Pease Porridge Hot]

Pease Porridge Hot

a woman wearing a white apron is carrying a steaming hot pot of porridge; two children each have an empty bowl and a spoon. [more...]

[picture: Swan]

Swan

A girl in a red dress watches a swan. [more...]

[picture: Christmas]

Christmas

Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat,
Please to put a penny in an old man’s hat;
If you haven’t got a penny, a ha’penny will do;
If you haven’t got a ha’penny, God bless you! [more...]

[picture: Candle Saving]

Candle Saving

A smiling good-natured bespectacled man wearing a light blue patterned nightgown fastened with a sash and a red and blue bobble-hat holds in his left hand a candlestick with a lighted candle. His right arm is raised with first finger extended as if to make a point. He wears red slippers and [...] [more...]

[picture: The Balloon]

The Balloon

Two women stand on a path; one holds a basket under one arm and leads a small child with her other hand. the other faces away from us and has hands on hips. They exchange gossip under a tree. [more...]



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