The Story of Mary and Her Little Lamb...to which is added a critical analysis of the Poem
(Henry Ford; Francis H. Sawyer)

The Story of Mary and Her Little Lamb...to which is added a critical analysis of the Poem

Dearborn, MI: Mr and Mrs Henry Ford, 1928. First edition Slim 12mo. (5" x7") in illustrated paper covered boards. Essay portion illustrated with photos, reproductions and drawings. Near fine, ownership signature top edge front pastedown. A study of the famous childhood verse "Mary Had A Little Lamb". There actually was a Mary (Mary Elizabeth Sawyer) and there was a lamb. This is the story of the little gilr and her pet, the school (the Old Redstone Schoolhouse in Sterling, Massachusetts), all the other persons and incidents noted in the famous verses. It is believed to have been written by either John Roulstone and/or Sarah Josepha Hale and first published in Boston in 1830. Near Fine Hardcover (Item ID: E20206B)

$15.00

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