A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis w/intro by Benét, William Rose

Price: $84.15

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+


112 pp, red cloth covered boards w/yellow lettering on the spine w/wh-blu-black pastedown illustration on the front cover, color illustrated endpapers, dj wraparound color illustrations that are the same as the endpapers, all edges stained yellow. The book contains poems which were originally published by Robert Louis Stevenson in four separate volumes. The illustrations are lively, full of frank bright colors, and sophisticated in the art sense. The contents of this edition were copyrighted by the Limited Editions Club in 1944 who granted permission to the Heritage Press for this edition. The book contains sixty-four poems. Some of the title are:The Land of Nod, System, Foreign Lands, Rain, My SHadow, Escape at Bedtime, Travel, Keepsake Mill, The Moon, Looking FOrward, My Beed is a Boat, The Cow, A Good Boy, The Lamplighter, Fairy Bread, Winter-Time, Looking-Glass River, The Unseen Playmate, My Ship and I, My Kingdom, Night and Day, Autumn Fires, Nest Eggs, The Flowers, To Willie and Henrietta, To Any Reader and many more. Prev owner's name on half-title page with the date Dec. 1, 1944, prev owner's bookplate on the half title page. small chips along the top edge of the dj, small tears on bottom dj front corners.

Title: A Child's Garden of Verses

Author Name: Stevenson, Robert Louis w/intro by Benét, William Rose

Illustrator: Duvoisin, Roger

Categories: Fiction, Children, poetry,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Heritage Press: 1944

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Size: Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Seller ID: 040431

Keywords: JUVENILE LITERATURE POETRY CHILDREN'S POEMS VERSE ENGLISH FICTION