STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS. A Child's Garden of Verses. London: Longmans, Green, 1885. 12mo, original blue cloth, bevelled edges, t.e.g., mostly unopened; natural discoloration to endpapers; red half morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION, the variant with the apostrophe shaped like a "7" in the word "Child's" on spine. Beincke 192; Hayward 297. A particularly crisp copy.
Dr. Gerald E. Slater's copy (sale, Christie's New York, 12 February 1982, lot 442).