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There are many illustrated version of 'A Child's Garden of Verses' by famous illustrators but none has done it more dearly than Jessie Willcox Smith. She created the stunning Edwardian style illustrations for this book by Louis Stevenson's.

Charles Scribner's Sons first published this book in 1905. This is the 1st printing edition, with the printing date in Roman numerals, MCMXIV, on the title page. It is bound in black cloth cover with a pasted down illustration by Willcox Smith on the front cover. This book features gilt gold title on the spine, 125+ pages, 12 beautiful color plates, many Black and white illustrations through out book, and rough cut page edges.

Books measures:
7 1/4" W x 9 1/2"H x 1" thick
(18.41cm x 24.13cm x 2.54cm)

A Child's Garden of Verses
By Robert L Stevenson
Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith
Charles Scribner's Son, NY
Copyright 1905
First printing edition

**Please note the condition of the book before purchase. This book is not perfect and used condition but suitable for craft projects, gifting or collecting****

-Used and good condition for the age of the book
-Hardcover book with illustration on cover
-No missing, no torn book pages, and one page crease (pg. 33). Complete 125+ pages
-Showing signs of wear and tear on book cover, frayed book spine, rubbed edges
-Illustrated throughout book; black and white illustrations, and 12 color illustration plates
-Pages are lightly aged, clean with good binding
-Pages are free from crayola, pencil, pen, markers, watermarks, and major page stains; Minor page spotting
-------------------A Child's Garden of Verses poems----------------------
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A Childs Garden of Verses, 1905, Robert L Stevenson, Vintage childrens book


  • Vintage Supply from 1900 - 1909
  • Material: vintage hardcover book
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