Front Cover
 Front Matter
 Among the daisies
 Out of reach
 Something wrong
 The orphan
 What does my Maidie sing?
 A new book
 The gardener's daughter
 Back Cover

Title: Rock-a-bye
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00065168/00001
 Material Information
Title: Rock-a-bye
Alternate Title: Rock a bye
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.) ; 16 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Nister, Ernest ( Publisher, Lithographer , Printer )
Publisher: Ernest Nister
Place of Publication: London
Manufacturer: Lithographed and printed by E. Nister
Publication Date: [1889?]
Subject: Children's poetry   ( lcsh )
Children's poetry -- 1889   ( lcsh )
Prize books (Provenance) -- 1889   ( rbprov )
Bldn -- 1889
Genre: Children's poetry   ( lcsh )
Prize books (Provenance)   ( rbprov )
poetry   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: England -- London
Germany -- Nuremberg
General Note: Cover title.
General Note: Date of publication from prize inscription.
Funding: Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00065168
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002236722
notis - ALH7200
oclc - 70658206

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Cover 1
        Cover 2
    Front Matter
        Page i
        Page 1
    Among the daisies
        Page 2
    Out of reach
        Page 3
    Something wrong
        Page 4
    The orphan
        Page 5
    What does my Maidie sing?
        Page 6
    A new book
        Page 7
    The gardener's daughter
        Page 8
    Back Cover
        Cover 1
        Cover 2
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