SMITH, JESSIE WILLCOX. (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX)illus. A CHILD'S BOOK OF OLD VERSES selected by Jessie Willcox Smith. NY: Duffield 1910 (1910). 4to (7 1/2 x 9 1/2"), blue cloth stamped in gold, pictorial paste-on, some rubbing else near Fine condition. 1st edition. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY SMITH "TO JHD FROM JWS CHRISTMAS 1910." Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, 10 color plates plus pictorial headpieces on each page (2 illustrations that are repeated) - all to accompany over 100 classic poems by Kate Greenaway, Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll and others. A beautiful copy and very rare with Smith's inscription.
(Inventory #: 4299)
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