Robert Louis Stevenson: A Child’s Garden of Verses
A rare first edition, first state of this collection of verses, A Child’s Garden of Verses contains the smaller “of” in the title on the spine and rounded apostrophe. There is no mention of “Two Series” in the advertisements leaf facing the half title page.
Original blue cloth boards with bevelled edges. Top edge is bright gilt with the other pages are uncut. The boards are a little rubbed with light staining to the upper board. Lightly faded spine and lightly worn corners. The end papers are browned with a previous owners ink signature on the front free pages. Lightly split hinge on page 48. 8vo 101 pp
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