A child’s Garden of Verse by R L Stevenson (4)
  • A child's Garden of Verse by R L Stevenson (1)
  • A child's Garden of Verse by R L Stevenson (1)
  • A child's Garden of Verse by R L Stevenson (1)
  • A child's Garden of Verse by R L Stevenson (1)

Robert Louis Stevenson: A Child’s Garden of Verses

£1,000.00

First edition

Published by Longmans Green and Co, London 1885

Robert Louis Stevenson: A Child’s Garden of Verses

A very bright first edition copy of this collection of verses, A Child’s Garden of Verses. This issue contains the smaller “of” in the title on the spine but rounded apostrophe. There is no mention of “Two Series” in the advertisements leaf facing the half title page. In very good condition.

Original blue cloth boards with bevelled edges. Top edge is bright gilt with the other pages are uncut. The covers 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 and the book holds together very well. 8vo 101 pp

 


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