A Child’s Garden of Verses (page 1/3)

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[picture: Front Cover]

Pictures from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, with illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith (Charles Scribners’ Sons, New York, 1905).

Jessie Willcox Smith was an American illustrator born in Philadelphia, USA, in 1863 and died in 1935; the illustrations are in the public domain because published in the USA before 1923. Jessie illustrated over 30 books, which seem to have been very popular, and also painted the covers of Good Housekeeping magazine for many years. There are several printed biographies.

A short online biography of Jessie Willcox Smith

I bought my copy on the 1st of February, 2007, at Librarie Books, 832 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA, USA.

Title: A Child’s Garden of Verses

Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by: Charles Scribner's Sons

City: New York

Date: 1905

Total items: 21

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: Fifine]

Fifine

“A THOUGHT. [more...] [$]

[picture: Girl digging with spade]

Girl digging with spade

This girl is facing away from us and bending down to dig in the garden with her spade. We can see her petticoat. [more...] [$]

[picture: candle]

candle

In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candle-light.
In summer, quite the other way,
I have to go to bed by day. [more...] [$]

[picture: Picture-books in Winter]

Picture-books in Winter

A child (probably a girl) lays on the floor reading a picture-book in this sketch illustrating the famous poem. [more...] [$]

[picture: End Papers: children playing in the garden]

End Papers: children playing in the garden

The end-papers inside the front and back cover of the book are printed with a repeating design of children playing at being gardeners. I have made the individual images available too. [more...] [$]


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Pictures from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, with illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith (Charles Scribners’ Sons, New York, 1905).

Jessie Willcox Smith was an American illustrator born in Philadelphia, USA, in 1863 and died in 1935; the illustrations are in the public domain because published in the USA before 1923. Jessie illustrated over 30 books, which seem to have been very popular, and also painted the covers of Good Housekeeping magazine for many years. There are several printed biographies.

A short online biography of Jessie Willcox Smith

I bought my copy on the 1st of February, 2007, at Librarie Books, 832 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA, USA.


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