MOTHER GOOSE. NINE STARLIGHT TALES by Alison Uttley. London: Faber & Faber (1943). 8vo (5 1/2 x 8"), cloth, p., VG+ condition in dust wrapper (dw with some wear at folds and corners chipped otherwise VG). First edition. Uttley has taken popular Mother Goose characters and constructed stories that explain their backgrounds (Mary Mary, Tom the Piper's Son and more). Illustrated with color dustwrapper and black and whites by Irene Hawkins. First editions in dust wrappers are quite scarce.