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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: In the Land of Counterpane]

In the Land of Counterpane

A boy lies ill in bed in this vintage watercolour painting; he has wooden toy soldiers arranged on the bed-covers. [more...] [$]

[picture: Girl Watering Tree]

Girl Watering Tree

A girl wearing a spotted dress crouches down to water a tree using a watering can. She has a ribbon in her hair. [more...] [$]

[picture: Hans]

Hans

“A THOUGHT. [more...] [$]

[picture: Boy with Trowel]

Boy with Trowel

A red-haired boy kneels with a trowel in his hand, ready to play at working in the garden. His shorts are held up by braces, and he wears shoes and white socks; he faces away from us. [more...] [$]

[picture: Title page from A Child's Garden of Verses]

Title page from A Child’s Garden of Verses

A small boy kneels next to a watering-can and a (dangerously) upturned rake; he holds a flower to examine. On either side of him, two tall stalks grow with flowers; perhaps they are hollyhocks. The title [...] [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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