A Child\\'s Garden Of Verses

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

Rediscover the delight and innocence of childhood in these classic poems from celebrated Scottish author, Robert Louis Stevenson.From make-believe to climbing trees, bedtime stories to morning play and favorite cousins to beloved mothers.Here is a very special collection to be treasured for ever. 

First published in 1885, the first printing of A Child's Garden of Verses ran 1000 copies by Longhaus, Green and Co in London. This book was not illustrated until the 1896 edition, published 2 years after Stevenson's death. The collection contains about 65 poems, and many of the poems, including “The Land of Counterpane,” take a positive perspective on Stevenson's own childhood which was plagued by sickness. He dedicated the work to his nurse Alison Cunningham.

Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, musician and travel writer. (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) Although he died at just forty four years old and suffered from ill health the majority of his life he managed to travel and write extensively in that short period. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Kidnapped, and A Child's Garden of Verses. Although Stevenson fell out of the canon for a number of years, today he is one of the most translated authors and is highly celebrated for his stories.

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Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1885. FIRST EDITION. Small 8vo. (6.5 x 4.5 inches). One small area of loss (finger nail sized) to the bottom inner margin of one page, well away from the printed text, and a few finger marks but otherwise a very good copy. Finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco leather. Spine with raised… Read more about this item
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A beautiful copy. This book is immaculate. Beautiful paste-on paper plate. The nicest copy I have seen. There are 11 full-page coloured illustrations. In total, 85 pages followed by glossary.Dated 1929 - no other date stated. Illustrated throughout with B & W drawings by Eulaiie. A rare book.
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N. Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. Book. Illus. by Smith, Jessie Willcox. Near Fine. Hardcover. Reprint. Fine but for a Prev. owner name ( dated 1927 ), on front endpaper, toned top edge, and a few very minor traces of use. Complete with all illustrations. the jacket has one short closed tear, and a little wear… Read more about this item
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Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1926. Very Good, green hardcover, 12 full color plates by H.Willebeek LeMair. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Cover. Illus. by Le Mair, H. Willebeek.
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Racine, WI: Whitman, 1917 140 pgs. Green cloth with color pastedown to front cover, pressed leaf stain to two pages; dust jacket age toned, fragile with a few small losses. An uncommon illustrated edition of Child's Garden of Verses including 7 color plates and 8 b&w plates by Josephine Wheeler Weage. . First Thus. Cloth Hard Cover. Very… Read more about this item
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London: John Lane, The Bodley Head 1896. 8vo. First Charles Robinson Edition. (cloth 203 mm tall). A much better than average copy, with a few minor dents to the head and tail of spine and corners. Two leaves with tears to the edge, not affecting the text. Some foxing internally. Very good. . Very Good. Gilt Decorated Cloth. First Edition… Read more about this item
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. Lightly worn copy of this children's classic from 1913, this edition with the illustrations by Storer. Includes eight full color plates and nine in black and white, as well as additional black and white illustrations throughout the text. Green pictorial cloth printed in pink and lighter green, 116 pages. Covers heavily… Read more about this item
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London: Collins' Clear-Type Press. [c.1920s]. Early edition. Early edition. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine and upper board and a gilt illustration to the upper board, in dustwrapper. Illustrated throughout with colour plates and black and white drawings. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, the edges a little rubbed, the spine tips a… Read more about this item
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London : John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1896 [i.e 1895]. The first illustrated edition of a perennial favourite - the collection of sixty or more children's poems by Stevenson first published ten years earlier - "The Land of Counterpane", "The Land of Nod", "My Bed is a Boat", "The Land of Story-Books", etc. Illustrated throughout by Charles Robinson (1870-1937) -… Read more about this item
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This lovely edition of Stevenson's children's poetry is illustrated by renowned artist and illustrator, Jessie Wilcox Smith. AND, amazingly, there is a two-page handwritten dedication on the FFEP's from Stevenson's friend, Augustus St. Gaudens. Gaudens was a world-renowned sculptor and portrait maker that produced a bronze medal of Stevenson when he came to the United States befriending him in the… Read more about this item
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1944 Handmade patterned paper over boards with gilt-titled leather spine, small nick to leather else fine; clamshell case with light wear and sunning along edges and spine. A wonderful illustrated edition of Stevenson's classic juvenile poetry. Illustrations by Roger Duvoising, some of which have been colored by hand at the studio of… Read more about this item
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Rand, McNally & Co, 1902-01-01. First THUS. Hardcover. Good. First Rand McNally edition. Illustrated by E. Mars and M. H. Squire. Tan cloth printed in dark green and gilt, 94 pages including a word list.Cover has soiling and wear to spine, corners and board edges. Previous owner's name on inside front board. Fingerprints and light soiling on inside… Read more about this item
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London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1885. First edition, first issue of Stevenson's classic work. Small octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine, top edges gilt. With publisher's logo in gilt at top left of front cover, presumed publisher's blind stamp on title page, gilt apostrophe on spine with curved tail, gilt "of" on spine in smaller type, without… Read more about this item
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. Hardcover. Near Fine. Later printing. Illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith. Small quarto. Two small neat names else very near fine, lacking the dustwrapper. A handsome copy.
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