Item #313293 THE SEVEN AGES OF CHILDHOOD. Pictures by Jessie Willcox Smith. Verses by Caroline Wells. Jessie Willcox SMITH.
THE SEVEN AGES OF CHILDHOOD. Pictures by Jessie Willcox Smith. Verses by Caroline Wells.
THE SEVEN AGES OF CHILDHOOD. Pictures by Jessie Willcox Smith. Verses by Caroline Wells.

THE SEVEN AGES OF CHILDHOOD. Pictures by Jessie Willcox Smith. Verses by Caroline Wells.

New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1909. First Edition (& 1st printing). Quarto, original grey cloth lettered in gilt on spine and front panel, colour pictorial paper label inlaid on front panel within two gold circles, decorated endpapers. 56 pp., large colour frontispiece with tissue guard plus 5 (of 6) additional full-page colour plates throughout the text (lacking the plate at p.34 "Then The Scholar"), plus lovely designs in light brown on each page, all by Jessie Willcox Smith. Large, decorative ink inscription on a preliminary blank leaf: "Athena Elizabeth Christie, Park Road and Sixth Str., Ambridge, PA / Christmas 1909 / From Mr. Donovan". All plates present but a couple have been neatly re-inserted. Corners lightly bumped; minor soiling to the cloth, a sound very good copy of a very attractive book. Item #313293

Price (USD): $55.00

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