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A Child's Garden of Verses

Author Robert Louis Stevenson (Scottish, 1850–1894), Illustrated by Charles Robinson (British, about 1870–1937), Publisher Charles Scribner's Sons (American, founded in 1846)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 19.5 x 13.6 x 2 cm (7 11/16 x 5 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1895) 19.5 cm; xiv, 136 pp. [2 ff.]; original publisher’s gilt-stamped dark blue cloth.

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1895


Acquired in 1921 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent