New York. Thomas Nelson and Sons. 1928. Fourth Printing. Marvelously Illustrated throughout with high art deco, colour and monochrome plates drawings vignettes and decorations by Pogany. 8vo (8.5" x 6"). Bound in elaborate high art deco pictorial gilt decorated cloth. Pictorial endsheets depicting stylized alphabet. t.e.g.
Widely regarded as the quintessential example of high art deco illustration, Pogany's mother goose has delighted collectors of this genre for many years. Copies of the first edition have grown exceediungly scarce, particularly in this condition. A true delight of art deco extravagance.
Head and tailpiece a bit rubbed with tailpiece a bit frayed. Short tear to ffep and half title, else a Near Fine crisp copy.