A child's garden of verses / by Robert Louis Stevenson ; with nine poems not published in prior editions; illustrations by Joyce Lancaster Wilson ; introduction by Janet Adam Smith.

Accession number: 
PML 152556
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.
San Francisco : The Press in Tuscany Alley, 1978.
Bequest; Julia P. Wightman; 1994.
[8], 11-114, [3] p. : 10 col. ill., front. ; 25 cm. (case 27 cm.).

Title page printed in red and black.
With decorated initials and illustrations, printed in full color from blocks.
"The press wishes to thank ... for information concerning the omitted Stevenson poems and ... for providing photocopies of these from one of the three extant original proofs of 1883."--T.p. verso.
"Five hundred copies of this edition have been printed by Adrian Wilson at The Press in Tuscany Alley with the assistance of Maria Poythress Epes, Jerry Reddan, Adriane Bosworth and Myra Levy. Typesetting by Mackenzie-Harris Corporation in Centaur and Arrighi types. The paper is Arches Laid Text imported from France. Bound by the Schuberth Bookbindery. ..."--Colophon.
PML copy: library has no. 271, signed by the illustrator and printer.

full green morocco tooled in blind gilt and silver, with morocco inlays and onlays, to form floral patterns, by Fritz Eberhardt; in marbled box case.
From the library of Julia P. Wightman.