A Child's Garden of Verses
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Lender: Joe Dickey
10 x 6 5/8 x 1 inch
Laced-in-boards sewing structure with
edge-to-edge leather doublures and silk embroidered
endbands. The top edge is colored and tooled. The cover is
goatskin leather with tooling.
"The design of the binding was inspired by the drawings
of my two granddaughters. Elizabeth Prince, 3 1/2 years old
has hers on the front cover and Veronique Prince 4 1/2 years
old has hers on the back cover. They were drawing their
grandmother (the binder)."