Jessie Willcox Smith (ill) - A Child's Book of Old Verses - 1910

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Jessie Willcox Smith (ill) - A Child's Book of Old Verses - 1910
Children's books, Illustrated, Literature - Quantity: 1 - other extra - see description - Book

"A Child's Book of Old Verses" illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith

Duffield & Co, NY - 1910 first thus Willcox Smith edition - 124p, 18cmx15cm - 10 full-page color plates with titled tissue guards including frontispiece; two alternating headpiece illustrations, one recto and one verso; shelf wear to cover pictorial insert, light scuffing to corners, small pencil doodles to free front endpaper; very good plus. Issued without a dust jacket. Nudelman A30. First issue of this anthology of children's poems edited by Jessie Willcox Smith. Ten full-page plates of her art, including five that only appear in this title: A Child's Question, I Love Little Pussy, Going into Breeches, Sweet and Low, and Seven Times One'; navy ribbed cloth over board with color pictorial insert, gilt stamped front cover and spine.

Near fine copy of this famous title.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Children's books, Illustrated, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Jessie Willcox Smith (ill)
Book Title
A Child's Book of Old Verses
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1910
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Duffield & Co
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
other extra - see description
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