A Child's Garden of Verses (Large Paper Edition), Limited to 250 Copies. Robert Louis Stevenson.
A Child's Garden of Verses (Large Paper Edition), Limited to 250 Copies
A Child's Garden of Verses (Large Paper Edition), Limited to 250 Copies
A Child's Garden of Verses (Large Paper Edition), Limited to 250 Copies

A Child's Garden of Verses (Large Paper Edition), Limited to 250 Copies

London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, 1896. Octavo. Item #028448

First English Illustrated edition. Limited 150 copies for England and only 100 copies for America of this large paper edition. 136(1) pp. illustrated by Charles Robinson. A Child's Garden of Verses is another classic by Stevenson; in many ways, it is a biography of his early life set to poetry. Stevenson wrote it when he was 35 years old, recalling his childhood joys and cares. A Child's Garden of Verses is notable not only for its prose, but also for its illustrations. It launched the career of an Englishman by the name of Charles Robinson. Bound in the original red buckram, paper spine label printed in red and black, top edge gilt, with the original green pictorial gilt cloth which was used for the regular English edition is mounted inside both covers as doublures, light wear to spine ends. Very scarce in such nice condition. [Beinecke Collection #202].

Price: $950.00

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