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A Child's Garden of Verses

Robert Louis Stevenson

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1885
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.

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The title page has the date of 1885, and the half-title page says "Author's Edition". No other dates or printings are mentioned. The second frontpaper has a gift inscription for Christmas 1886. The green, paper covered boards are perfectly attached without any cracking. Slight discoloration to the covers. The darker green spine has somewhat faded gilt lettering. There is a little rubbing to the spine ends, without any real loss. The corners are bent and are bumped, with some cardboard showing. There is a more modern bookplate on the first frontpaper which may be from the 1920's. ix, 101 clean, still crisp, and tightly bound pages, with 2 corners having been folded over. About 20 poems listed in the "Contents" have been pencilled underlined. There are 2 blank frontpapers and 3 blank endpapers. Bookseller Inventory # 12816

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Title: A Child's Garden of Verses

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1885

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: First American Printing

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