Item #61289 A Child's Garden of Verses. Robert Louis Stevenson, H. Willebeek Le Mair.

A Child's Garden of Verses

Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1926 on copyright page. H. Willebeek Le Mair. Hardcover. 89pp. Oblong quarto [23 cm] Green cloth over boards with an illustrated paper label mounted to the front cover. Illustrated endpapers. Missing the illustrated plate at p. 48. The rear board is a bit warped, and there is a moisture stain along the top edge of the front cover that measures 3 inches wide by 1/2 inch deep. The endpapers are cracked along the hinges. There is a bookseller's ticket on the rear pastedown. Good. Item #61289

Dutch illustrator H. Willebeek Le Mair (1889-1966) published her first book Premiéres Rondes Enfantines when she was only 15. With regards to her work one critic for Studio wrote, "Since the days of Kate Greenaway I know of no one who has caught so well the spirit of childhood as Miss Willebeek Le Mair."

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