Item #62578 A Child's Garden of Verses. Robert Louis STEVENSON, Charles ROBINSON.
A Child's Garden of Verses.

A Child's Garden of Verses.

London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1896. [Children's] First Illustrated Edition. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.xiv; 137 [23]. With wood engraved illustrations by Robinson throughout. Publisher's green cloth, with gilt titles and further decoration to spine, and gilt decoration to boards. All edges gilt. Contents clean, engraved bookplate to pastedown, gilt is bright, one bump to lower corner of rear board. A near fine copy. A children's classic lavishly illustrated, first published under the name "Penny Whistles", this collection of poems celebrates childhood - from the make-believe world of 'The Land of Counterpane' to the simple pleasure of 'At the Seaside', the curiosity of 'Auntie's Skirts' to the dreams of 'Foreign Lands', these poems capture a child's wonder and fascination with everyday things. Item #62578

Price: £375.00

Standard worldwide shipping is free for all orders over £200. UK standard postage is free for all orders. For expedited delivery, please contact us directly. See our full terms.