Antique book of poetry, The Book Of Joyous Children, James Whitcomb Riley 1902 First Edition, hardcover burgundy, gilt gold. Illustrated by J.W. Vawter. Childrens poetry collection, hardcover, turn of the century copy.
"The Book Of Joyous Children"
James Whitcomb Riley
Illustrated by J.W. Vawter
Published October 1902
The DeVinne Press
No dust jacket as issued.
28 full page black and white illustrations.
176 pages total, wach with deckled edge.
5 1/4" x 7 5/8 x 3/4"
13.3 cm x 19.4 cm x 1.9 cm
Excellent vintage condition. The spine is tight and the pages are close to mint (no writing, book plates, blemishes or foxing at all) with perhaps just a touch of even yellowing, very faint mustiness. The cover is in excellent condition. A touch of rubbing on the reddish brown colored hardcover fabric at the edges of the spine and corners. One corner is slightly bent.
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