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Titre : A Childs Garden of Verses
Éditeur : London, John Lane, New York,Scribners
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Very Good
Edition : 1st Edition
c.1896. 1st illustrated edition. Illustrated in b&w by Charles Robinson. Light dampstain at top edge of most pages doesn't affect any pictures or lettering but has made page edges slightly wavy. Moderate foxing to endpapers & intermittently throughout book. Bookplate on front endpaper. Outside color & gilt decoration still bright. Small hole on spine at top of girls head. Tight binding with minor wear to edges. All edges gilt. Very Good. N° de réf. du libraire 0308012
Synopsis : When I am grown to mans estate. I shall be very proud and great. And tell the other girls and boys. Not to meddle with my toys. Thus reads the whimsical, Looking Forward, of this delightful collection. From the sweetness of Land of Nod, to the imaginative dreams of ;Pirate Story; and Travels. Robert Louis Stevensons beloved poems celebrate childhood in all its simplicity and joy. Originally published in 1885, A Childs Garden of Verses has served as a wonderful introduction to poetry for each new generation.
A propos de l'auteur:
Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850. He spent his childhood in Edinburgh, Scotland, but traveled widely in the United States and throughout the South Seas. The author of many novels, including The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Kidnapped, The Black Arrow, and Treasure Island, he died in 1894.
Tasha Tudor (1915?2008) was a Caldecott artist with more than ninety books to her credit. She was known across the world for her glowing watercolor depictions of the American rural scene of a century ago and for her exquisite paintings of children, flowers, and animals. Tasha Tudor was also the illustrator of A Child?s Garden of Verses, The Night Before Christmas, The Springs of Joy, A Tale for Easter, A Time to Keep, The Dolls? Christmas, All for Love, Pumpkin Moonshine, A is for Annabelle, and 1 is One, a Caldecott Honor Book.
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