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The Oxford book of children"s verse.

by Iona Archibald Opie

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s poetry,
  • American poetry -- Collections,
  • English poetry -- Collections

  • About the Edition

    A chronologically arranged anthology of 332 selections spanning five hundred years of American and British poetry, from Chaucer to Ogden Nash. Includes source and biographical notes.

    Edition Notes

    StatementChosen and edited, with notes, by Iona and Peter Opie.
    ContributionsOpie, Peter, joint comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6110.C4 O529
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 407 p.
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5430330M
    ISBN 100198121407
    LC Control Number73076871

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