London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1896. There are a variety of full color and black and white illustrations. Internally clean, with some faint spotting to flyleaves. Meets all points for first issue, Nudelman A22. Ballantyne is tipped onto the title page and an inscription to the front free end paper states 'from Jean Ballantyne 1902. Gilt stamped green cloth fpd and rpd.
When to go out, my nurse doth wrap Me in my comforter and cap; The cold wind burns my face, and blows Its frosty pepper up my nose. How do you like to go up in a swing, Up in the air so blue? A Childs Garden of Verses. Her 12 full-color, full-page ills. Very good copy overall in the original gilt-blocked, decorated cloth. New illustrations by Thea Kliros capture the magical spirit of this beloved classic of children's literature.
Here is a very special collection to be treasured for ever. First edition of Stevensons delightful and influential book of childrens verse, the first sizable group of poems to capture a childs quality of imagination, sense of wonder and intense enjoyment of experience. London New York : John Lane, The Bodley Head ; Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. Provenance; Francis Graham Brown's copy with his name printed to the front paste-down. I had this one as a kid and was never a big fan of it, although the pictures were quite nice. Jean Ballantyne is believed to be one of the daughters of R.
Original gilt-stamped blue cloth slightly rubbed on corners and spine ends, spine and bevelled edges somewhat darkened , top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Most modernist writers dismissed him, however, because he was popular and did not write within their narrow definition of literature. Blue cloth, lettered in gilt, bevelled edges, t. Whether or not you, personally, are a fan of the genre, introducing it into the lives of your children is an absolute necessity. London: Longman's Green, and Co.
London: Longmans, Green and Co. I purchased the hardback and it's truly a beautiful book. First edition with the Jessie Wilcox Smith illustrations. Others - especially in the section called 'The Child Alone' reflect the loneliness Stevenson felt when he was ill and without any playmates. Advance publisher's sample of the first American illustrated edition, with illustrations by Charles Robinson-- consisting of two stapled signatures, including the title leaf, and sample pages of text and illustrations. Other poems were obviously inspired by the time he spent at his grandfather's home in the country, often with his cousins.
Original black cloth with color pictorial insert on cover, gilt lettering on spine, color pictorial endpapers. New York and London:: John Lane, the Bodley Head and Charles Scribners Sons. Each plate with printed tissue guard. Black cover lettered on spine in bright gilt. Page, Half-Title, Three Final Blanks.
Case remains solid and otherwise clean. To read more about Robert Louis Stevenson and his interesting life,. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, full-size color cover insert, illustrated endpapers, illustrated title-page, twelve full-page color plates with captioned tissue guards bound-in, all by Jessie Willcox Smith. 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. And grant it, Heaven, that all who read May find as dear a nurse at need, And every child who lists my rhyme, In the bright, fireside, nursery clime, May hear it in as kind a voice As made my childish days rejoice! Each plate with printed tissue guard.
A Child's Garden of Verses This is a list of the poems contained in A Child's Garden of Verses. Every library and bookshop should have at least one copy and the has several to choose from. The book is divided into several sections, each one with a sort of theme which ties the poems together. London: John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd. Pictorial paper over boards, edges and joints rubbed, boards evenly darkened, internally clean and bright, binding tight. London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1885.
I purchased the hardback illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa, one of my favorite children's illustrators. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Ready to charm a new generation of readers, this perennial classic celebrates all the timeless joys of childhood! First edition, first issue binding. Tasha Tudor 1915—2008 was a Caldecott artist with more than ninety books to her credit. He dedicated the work to his nurse Alison Cunningham. It was later reprinted as A Child's Garden of Verse without the s and has been reprinted many times since in different formats, often with really lovely illustrations. Miss Pigot went to India at the age of seventeen and worked there as a missionary.