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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.

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.

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[picture: Contents heading with children looking inside a chest]

Contents heading with children looking inside a chest

In this line drawing the artist Willy Pogany has drawn a big old chest or trunk, with a boy and a girl looking inside while a cat (with a bow tie) mews at the boy. The chest illustrates (in a visual pun) the word in the background, Contents: this images appeared over the table of contents of this [...] [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...] [$]

[picture: If I had a Broomstick 2]

If I had a Broomstick 2

A boy sits on a broomstick and flies high over a fantasy land of tall stone houses by the sea, He does not appear to be steering the broomstick: this is the sort of fantasy where you don’t have to do any work, but jest get carried along for a ride, but you don’t win any Quidditch games this way! There is an [...] [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: 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...] [$]


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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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