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Poems of Childhood by  Eugene Field - First Edition - 1904 - from Rosebud Books (SKU: 1.19212)

Poems of Childhood

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Poems of Childhood

by Field, Eugene

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very good, light rubbing to spine ends and corners; light scuffing to edges of front board paper illust. both text and plates ar
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good, light rubbing to spine ends and corners; light scuffing to edges of front board paper illust. both text and plates are in fine condition; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Maxfield Parrish. Sm 4 to; dark brown cloth boards with full front board paper paste down of Jack and the Giant; gilt spine lettering; full two page illust. on front and rear endpapers of troll like creature astride a huge, red lobster holding a young boy with a sword in his claw; title page has full page Maxfield Parrish color illust. of nude boy blowing bubbles; 199 pp; an additional 8 color full page plates throughout; heavy paper stock.

This is the 1904 edition. A rare find in this fine condition.

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Details

Bookseller
Rosebud Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1.19212
Title
Poems of Childhood
Author
Field, Eugene
Illustrator
Maxfield Parrish
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good, light rubbing to spine ends and corners; light scuffing to edges of front board paper illust. both text and plates ar
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1904
Bookseller catalogs
children's poetry;

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About Rosebud Books

Rosebud Books is located in the heart of the Shawnee National Forest in the "Land Between the Rivers". We are an internet shop, open by appointment to the public. Our inventory contains a litte bit of everything from vintage technical to modern first eds. We have a nice collection of vintage and collectible children's literature and all types of poetry, art, & drama.

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