A Child's Garden of Verses
Stevenson, Robert Louis , Jessie Willcox Smith(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Date Published: 1927
Edition: Later printing
Book Id: 25039
124pp. Quarto [24 cm] Black cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and an illustrated paper label mounted to the front board. Illustrated endsheets. Very good. The edges of the covers are rubbed and gently bumped. The spine is very subtly rolled, and the spine ends are gently faded. The pages are slightly browned, and occasionally foxed. The dust jacket is in good condition only. Rubbed and creased. A large portion of the illustrated paper label is missing. There are several small closed tears and numerous chips in the edges. There is a very tiny moisture stain along the bottom edge of the front panel.
Jessie Willcox Smith was an illustrator from the United States famous for her work in magazines such as Ladies Home Journal and for her illustrations for children's books.