Item #60561 A Child's Garden of Verses. Robert Louis Stevenson, Jessie Willcox Smith.

A Child's Garden of Verses

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. Slightly later issue illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith, with the "Charles Scribner's Sons" printed on the copyright page measuring 2.6 cm wide, and the publisher's colophon on this page as well. Hardcover. 124pp. Quarto [24 cm] Black cloth with a color pictorial label on the front board. Spine stamped in gold. The cloth at the spine ends and corners of the covers is a little rubbed and frayed. Top edge gilt. Illustrated endpapers and title page. With twelve full-page color plates with captioned tissue-guards. The front hinge is a bit weak. The front pastedown has a previous owner's bibliophilic bookplate. Nudelman A22. Very good minus. Item #60561

Illustrator Jessie Willcox Smith was one of America's most prolific illustrators. She illustrated over sixty children's books, was responsible for over 450 periodical illustrations, and produced numerous posters, calendars, and prints.

Price: $125.00