A Treasury of Verse for Little Children (page 1/3)


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Title: A Treasury of Verse for Little Children

Author: Edgar, M. G.

Published by: The Macmillan Company

City: New York

Date: 1923

Total items: 14

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Snow in Town]

Snow in Town

The title for this poem show a boy gathering a snowball, and some houses with roofs covered in snow, and an old-fashioned lamp-post. [more...] [$]

[picture: Title Page from Treasury of Verse]

Title Page from Treasury of Verse

This title page includes a peacock and two little children reading books. [more...] [$]

[picture: Initial Letter I]

Initial Letter I

A decorative capital letter “I” with a child peeking out from behind the letter; it was used as a drop cap (dropped capital) at the start of a paragraph. [more...] [$]

[picture: Frontispiece: What the sun looks like when it's asleep]

Frontispiece: What the sun looks like when it’s asleep

A small boy kneels between two trees in a dark forest; behind him is a brown house. In front of him and beneath him is a great cave, brightly lit by the sleeping sun, who has taken the formof a man lying in bed with a beautific smile on [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Queen Mab]

Queen Mab

Queen Mab is a fairy with butterfly wings who brings dreams to people. She was described by Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet. I also made a version of Queen Mab with no words, and I also coloured in the lines to make a pretty fairy. [more...] [$]


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A Treasury of Verse for Little Children, edited by M. G. Edgar, illustrated by Willy Pogany. This book, America, was published in New York by the Macmillan Company in 1923, and the copyright was not renewed, so it is now in the public domain.


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