Cloth binding for Stevenson’s ‘A Child’s Garden’

Charles Robinson


Cloth gilt

Detail, 3 ½ x 3½, of a book 8 x 5 inches

This is Charles Robinson’s first great success, and is made up of a series of illustrations, head and tail pieces, and an elaborate gilt binding. [Commentary continues below.]

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