A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrated by Josephine Wheeler Weage
Published by Whitman Publishing Company. circa. 1918
Slightly better than good condition. Blue cloth with embossed title to spine. Large pictorial onlay to front board. Butterfly decorated endpapers. 7 colour plates plus 9 b/w plates and b/w text illustrations. 140 pages. 9 x 6.5".
Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded. Marks to spine and rear board Onlay has small chip and is a little grubby. Front joint broken and is joined to rest of book by browned tape. Rear joint badly cracked and has been covered with clear tape. Several hinges are also cracked meaning the binding is a little loose. Endpapers browned. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. One b/w plate has been coloured in. Grubby marks, including pencil marks to several pages. Top corner of contents bumped.
Stock no. 1406824