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cp colour plates, b&wp = black and white plates of paintings, ld = line drawings, decs = decorations
L = London, NY = New York

illustrator

title

publisher

date

illlustr.

notes

***

Robert Louis Stevenson Reader.

NY: Scribner’s.

1906

ills. b&w and col freely combined with the text with some full-page plates

A selection from CGV and texts about RLS's childhood. Ed. Catherine T Bryce. Although the illustrator is anonymous is clearly someone of artistic talent. The content of the book can be seen at http://www.archive.org/stream/robertlouisstev00stevgoog

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Daisies From a Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Boston: DeWolfe Fiske & Co.

1898

 

 

***

A Child's Garden of Verses

Chicago: Wilcox & Folet

1948

ill. (part col)

 

Banks, Eulalie

A Child's Garden of Verses

NY: Platt & Munk

[1929]

4 cp, b&w ld on every p

 

Bennett, Juanita C.

A Child's Garden of Verses

Racine, Wisc.: Whitman Publishing Co. / New York: Grosset & Dunlap

 

1932

Cps facing each p and col pics on most text pages too.

60 pp.; 1938 edition by Grosset & Dunlap with these illustrations has only 24 pp., so is probably a selection

Boswell, Hilda
[1903-76]

A Child's Garden of Verses

London: Collins.

 

n.d. or 1963

Colour pictures (c. 200) on every page mixed with text (poss first ill. full-colour ed. of CGV)

120 (or 124) pp. 280 mm..

Brill, George Reiter

A Child’s Garden of Verses

NY: Barse and Hopkin.

1915 c.

6 cp

Burd, C[lare] M.

A Child's Garden of Verses

Akron (Ohio):Saalfield Publishing Company

1930

cp; 1930 ed reported with cover illustration of three children heaping autumn leaves; 1937 ed reported with dec covers (four children marching on a garden path, same back and front)

pages are thick card, h 260 mm

Burns, Eloise

A Child's Garden of Verses

Chicago: M.A. Donohue

1930

6 cp & num b&w ill.

pict. covers (front, boy & girl opening garden gate; back, young girl in a swing). An edition of CGV illustrated by Eloise Burns Wilkin is listed as Little Golden Book , 493 (1957); it is not clear if this is a reissue or a totally new edition with new illustrations. The cover of the 1957 edition shows a chubby girl at a garden gate, a more typical Wilkins later style.

Comstock, Frances Bassett [1880-1922] and Enos B. Comstock [1879-1945] (photos)

A Child's Garden of Verses

New York: McLoughlin Brothers

1909

 

husband and wife.

Corvino, Lucy

Robert Louis Stevenson.

NY: Sterling (Poetry for Young People Series).

2000

 

Schoonmaker, Frances (ed.). A collection of 32 poems, mostly from A Child’s Garden

Dale, Penny

My Shadow

Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press

1999

 

From Child’s Garden

Dobkin, Alexander

A Child’s Garden of Verses

Cleveland & NY: World Publishing Company

1946

 

 

Duvoisin, Roger

A Child’s Garden of Verses

NY: The Heritage Press (Limited Editions Club)

1944

B&w and cp

Introduction by William Rose Benet

Eulalie

A Child’s Garden of Verses

NY: The Platt & Munk Co.

1929

cp, ld

 

Felix, Monique

My Shadow

Mankato: Creative Editions.

2002

 

From Child’s Garden

Fernandes, Kim

The Little Land

Toronto, ON: Kids Can Press

2002

the 3-D style illustrations have been produced by "Fimo"

poem from A Child's Garden of Verses

Frissell, Toni (1907-88)

A Child’s Garden of Verses

NY: U.S.Camera Publishing Corp.

1944

 

Photographic illustrations

Good, Paula Rees

A Child’s Garden of Verses.

Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing.Mckay

1931

Silhouette-style illustrations.

91 pp.

Goode, Diane

A Child's Garden of Verses.

NY: William Morrow

1998

More than seventy full-color and black-and-white images

.

Green, Donna

Leaves from A Chid's Garden of Verses

Cohasset, MA : Vermilion, 1996

1996

 

Hardcover, ISBN: 1883746116; published 2002

Grover, Max

Where Go the Boats?: Play-Poems of Robert Louis Stevenson.

***: Harcourt/Browndeer

1998

 

4 poems form A Child’s Garden of Verses

Gyo, Fujikawa (1908-98)

A Child's Garden of Verses.

New Yor: Grosset & Dunlap

1957

 

Also New York: Sterling (2007)

Hallock, Ruth Mary

A Child’s Garden of Verses

Chicago: ***

1919

 

Col. Pl.

Hassall, Joan [1906-1988]

A Child's Garden of Verses

Edinburgh: Hopetown Press.

1947

wood engravings

Repr. 1948, 1950. Reset London: Blackie, 1958; repr. 1959, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1971, 1974,1975, 1986. Also London: Penguin, 1992. The illustrations in the 1975 Blackie printing (and perhaps others) have a slightly 'over-inked' appearance (compare p. 54 and title page): perhaps the Hopetown Press editions are better.

Horejs, Milada

My Shadow

Fredericton, N.B.: Brunswick Press

1953

 

From Child’s Garden

Kirk, Daniel

Block City

Simon & Schuster

2005

double-page spreads

poem from A Child's Garden of Verses

Kirk, Maria L.

A Child’s Garden of Verses.

Philadelphia: Lippincott.

1919

 

199 pp.

Lang, Glenna

My Shadow.

Boston, MA: David R. Godine.

1989

 

From Child’s Garden

Le Mair, Henrietta Willebeek

A Child's Garden of Verses

 

 

 

see under: various ill.

Le Mair, Henrietta Willebeek

A Child's Garden of Verses

Philadelphia: David McKay

1926

12 cp

Repr. L: Harrap, 1931; L/NY: Warne, 1999

Mars, E[thel] and M[aud]H[unt] Squire

A Child’s Garden of Verses

L/NY: R. H. Russell

1900

12 cp, 22 b&w plates, illustrated page borders, many b&w ills. throughout

29.5 cm, 115 p. Also Chicago, New York: Rand McNally, 1902. 94 p. (omits last 3 sections). On-line at http://www.childrensbooksonline.org/child_garden_verses/index.htm.

Morstad, Julie

The Swing

Vancouver, Canada: Simple Read Books

2012

16-page boardbook, with different children and swings for each line of the poem

from A Child’s Garden of Verses

Mulazzani, Simona

Nella Terra dei sogni [A Childʼs Garden of Verses]

Milano: Rizzoli

2012

A selection of twelve CGV pieces. including, ʻThe Land of Counterpaneʼ. William

Noé, Eva

A Child's Garden of Verses

NY: J. H. Sears.

1927 (also listed as '[n.d. (1925])'

243 pp., 25 cm.

Olver, Kate Elizabeth [1881-1960]

A Child's Garden of Verses

London: Collins

1927 (also listed as '[n.d. (1925])'

7 full-page col. illustrations by Kate Elizabeth Olver, numerous b/w text ills. (some full-page); or.cl.; decorated & gilt, pictorial endpapers

With an Introduction by Laurence Alma Tadema

O'Reilly, Dorothy

A Child's Garden of Verses

Chicago: Flanagan

1921

Red, white and black illustrations throughout the book

 

Pearson, Tracy Campbell

The Moon [from Child’s G of V]

NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux

2006

Plates from watercolours

Pearson’s watercolours turn Stevenson’s poem into a story of a father and his young son taking a late-night boat trip.

Pease, Bessie Collins [1876–1960]

A Child’s Garden of Verses

NY: Dodge..

1905

 

141 pp. 21 cm. Pease belongs to the ‘Golden Age’ American school of Howard Pyle and Bessie Wilcox Smith.

Rand, Ted

My Shadow

NY: G.P.Putnam.

1990

 

From Child’s Garden

Rasmussen, Marcel [1913-1964]

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Den saelsomme Beretning om Dr Jekyll og Edward Hyde)

Copenhagen: Rosenkilde og Baggers Forlag

1946

b&w drawings

R also designed the dustjacket

Reiner, Imre

Child’s Garden of Verses

Vienna: Herbert Reichner

1935

6 woodcuts

Reiner was also the designer of the typography

Robinson, Charles Heath

(1870-1937)

A Child's Garden of Verses

NY/L: Scribner's/John Lane-Bodley Head

 1895/1896

ld

1992 : L: David Campbell Publishers Ltd; NY, Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, Everyman's Library Children's Classics; 199*: Edinburgh: Mainstream ('Facsimile Edition', hb, a.e.g.). First illustrated edition of the work. Also published in a large-paper limited edition.

See also: various illustrators

Russell, Dorothy E.

A Child’s Garden of Verses.

Philadelphia, Chicago [etc.]: John C. Winston.

1928

.

Introduction and notes by Blanche E. Weekes.

Scott, Janet Laura

Child’s Garden of Verses

Racine, WI : Whitman Publishing

1947

b&w and colour ill.

.

Sheldon, Myrtle

A Child's Garden of Verses

***: M.A. Donohue and Company

1916

 

 

Smith, Jessie Willcox
(1863-1935)

A Child's Garden of Verses

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons

L: Longmans, Green & Co.

1905

12 cp, pict. ep, onlaid pict. label

The Longman edition printed at De Vinne Press, N.Y.

NY: Children's Classics/Crown Publishers (1995) incl. 8 plates

See also: various illustrators

Smithson, Helen

A Child's Garden of Verses

L: Folio Society

1998

cp

 

Sowerby, Millicent

A Child's Garden of Verses

L: Chatto & Windus

1908

12 cp, ill ep

 

Spooner, M[innie] Dibdin

A Child's Garden of Verses

L: ***

1908

 

Storer, Florence Edith

A Child's Garden of Verses

NY: Scribner's

1909

 

xii, 115 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm. Repr. ***, 1920. 

Storer, Florence Edith

A Child's Garden of Verses

NY: Scribner’s

1909

 

Repr. NY: Scribner’s 1924.

Tarrant, Margaret

Songs with Music from A Child's Garden of Verses

L: T.C. & E.C. Jack

[?1918]

cd, b&wd

12 songs; music by Rev. Thomas Crawford

Tudor, Tasha (1915 - 2008)

A Child's Garden of Verses

NY: Oxford University Press (also listed as NY: Henry Z. Walck)

1947

18 cp [other report: 15; another: 4 colour divisional title pp & 15 cp] & many small b&w ill.

Also 1981.

various illustrators

A Child's Garden of Verses

San Francisco: Chronicle Books

1989

'over 100 ill.' (40 cp); 128 p.

 

incl Jessie Willcox Smith, Henrietta Willebeek Le Mair, & Charles Robinson

Weage, Josephine Wheeler

A Child’s Garden of Verses.

Chicago: Whitman Publishing Co.

1917

col plates

 

Weihs, Erika

A Child's Garden of Verses

**: Samuel Lowe Company

1945

 

Sturdibilt Book”

Wildsmith, Brian

A Child's Garden of Verses

London: Oxford University Press

1966

Colour illustrations integrated with text

New edition, Long Island City (NY): Star Bright Books, 2008.

Wilkinson, Norman

A Child's Garden of Verses

L: Florence Press

1910

10 cp

limited edition

Wolff, Ashley

Block City

NY: Dutton Juvenile

1988

double-page spreads

poem from A Chikd's Garden of Verses

Yoshida Midori

A Child's Garden of Verses

Kyoto: Korinsha Press

1998

col and b&w brush drawings

 

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