Child World, The: ROBINSON, Charles, illustrator; HEPBURN, Thomas Nicoll; SETOUN, Gabriel Child World, The: ROBINSON, Charles, illustrator; HEPBURN, Thomas Nicoll; SETOUN, Gabriel Child World, The: ROBINSON, Charles, illustrator; HEPBURN, Thomas Nicoll; SETOUN, Gabriel Child World, The: ROBINSON, Charles, illustrator; HEPBURN, Thomas Nicoll; SETOUN, Gabriel

Child World, The

ROBINSON, Charles, illustrator; HEPBURN, Thomas Nicoll; SETOUN, Gabriel

Published by London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1896, 1896
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"The World's a Very Happy Place, Where Every Child Should Dance and SingAnd Always have a Smiling Face, and Never Sulk for Anything"[ROBINSON, Charles, illustrator]. SETOUN, Gabriel. The Child World. New York: John Lane, 1896. First American edition illustrated by Robinson. Small octavo (7 7/16 x 5 1/8 inches; 192 x 128 mm.). xvi, 155, [5], [14 ads], 2 blank pp. Profusely illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, many full-page.Publishers ribbed dark red cloth, front cover and spine pictorially stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Small marginal tear on pp. 131/132. Otherwise a very fine copy.A fascinating collection of poems about the everyday activities, dreams and fantasies of childhood lovingly illustrated by Charles Robinson. The poems are in five sections: Home and Play, Music, Fancies and Pictures, Romance and Post Script.Thomas Nicoll Hepburn (1861-1930) was a Scottish poet and author who wrote under the pseudonym of 'Gabriel Setoun'. He wrote poems such as 'Jack Frost', 'Romance' and 'The World's Music.' He also wrote novels in the 'Kailyard school' style such as Barncraig and Robert Urquhart (1896). Bookseller Inventory # 02967

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Title: Child World, The

Publisher: London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1896

Publication Date: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

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