May 14, 2019 - Sale 2508

Sale 2508 - Lot 236

Price Realized: $ 1,062
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Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS. A Child's Garden of Verses. Small 8vo, original blue cloth over bevelled boards, front cover gilt-stamped with printer's device, spine gilt-lettered, top edges gilt, others uncut, corners bumped, faint wear to spine tips, few scattered stray marks to covers; endpapers toned, Myrtle A. Crummer bookplate tipped to front pastedown, contemporary ownership inscription; cloth chemise and 1/4 morocco slipcase. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1885

Additional Details

first edition, first printing, binding with apostrophe on spine, gilt "of" on spine in smaller type, without advertisements. Beinecke 192; Prideaux 14; Hayward 297.