The Old Garden and other verses.

Old Garden. Deland/Walter Crane, ill. Houghton Mifflin 1894 1st US thus illus., Old Garden. Deland/Walter Crane, ill. Houghton Mifflin 1894 1st US thus illus.

A lovely gift book, beautifully designed and drawn with delicate fairies, flowers, and wistful ladies.

$90.00

 

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Old Garden. Deland/Walter Crane, ill. Houghton Mifflin 1894 1st US thus illus.
Old Garden. Deland/Walter Crane, ill. Houghton Mifflin 1894 1st US thus illus.
The Old Garden and other verses.
Deland, Margaret
/Walter Crane.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1894 (same date) 1st US edition with these illustrations /1893 (as to Crane illustrations) /1887 (as to text), ; green top edge, ivory spine, russet and dark green titles, ivory, green, brown, and russet floral cloth boards, front and back identical, fine floral design endpapers in russet and dark green, doubled, french-fold, pages printed on one side only, quality paper. Decorations and illustrations on every spread, three coloured on any given page, in varied combinations, and finely detailed, surrounding the poems and specific to each poem, with slate blue and pale yellow added to cover palette, all in decorative gothic type; 8vo; 114 pp.
Juvenile hardback
CONDITION: Very Good; attractive period Arts and Crafts printed bookplate, no writing, tight and straight, spine darkened with visible half inch stain at foot and ends lightly scuffed; all board edges moderately rubbed through colour, not to card, green cloth near spine unevenly faded, some corners and bottom edges very lightly bumped, pages uncut and very clean, bright, and flat, except for light evidence of handling on first two. In stiff Mylar jacket.
Condition Images: 
Old Garden. Deland/Walter Crane, ill. Houghton Mifflin 1894 1st US thus illus.
Old Garden. Deland/Walter Crane, ill. Houghton Mifflin 1894 1st US thus illus.
Control Number: 
19092