"A Treasury Of Verse" is a collection of rhymes and poems for little children. Selected by M G Edgar and Eric Chilman, this vintage kids book is copyrighted 1926 by Thomas Crowell Company. The book begins with poetry suited to the tiniest children and then gradually advances in the reading years to poetry loved by children into their teens. Along with Shakespeare other contributors include Coleridge, Jean Ingelow, Robert Louis Stevenson and many more. Each chapter heading is introduced with a sweet Art Deco style black and white illustration.
This hard cover children's book has its original dust jacket. The book is in very good vintage condition with clean pages and a tight binding. The dust jacket is in good condition with an acetate overlay. There is some staining on the cover's front (see photos) and some creasing along the edges. The book measures 9 1/2 inches by 6 1/2 inches and will be shipped media mail unless otherwise requested.
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