Poems of Childhood

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $200.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Expanded Edition. First Edition, thus 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; pp. x, 199, black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and Maxfield Parrish illustration mounted on front, 8 illustrated plates by Parrish. This edition was an expansion of the 1904 first edition, with added poetry The surreal endpage illustrations -- with a boy battling a giant who is riding an apparently cooked red lobster.

Bound in black cloth with pictorial paper label on the front board portraying a Maxfield Parrish illustration. Text on heavy rag paper, deckled at fore-edges. Clean and bright. Bindings square and tight, light edge wear. Hinges fine, Hint of fading to the gilt of spine titles.

This antique volume provides a collection of 94 poems for children by Eugene Field and in this expanded edition the added poetry by Mary French Field and Julia Sutherland Field. ------ Pasted obituaries of Ruth and Eugene Field on verso of free endpage and recto of next page.

Iconic illustrations by Maxfield Parrish (8 plates), with all illustrations listed in the table of contents present.

Title: Poems of Childhood

Author Name: Field, Eugene

Illustrator: Maxfield Parrish

Categories: CHILDREN'S BOOKS,

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1904

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 011861

Keywords: Golden Age of Illustration; Poetry; Vintage Childrens,