November 5, 1985, Scott #656-659, Perf 14×14½
Illustrations by Millicent Sowerby
from Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses
Scott #659a, souvenir sheet of 4
first day cover
A Child's Garden of Verses was first published in Lodon by Longman's, Green in 1885.
The first American edition appeared that same year, from Charles Scribner's Sons, New York.
The first edition with illustrations by Amy Millicent Sowerby (1878-1967) was London: Chatto & Windus, 1908; The St. Martin's Illustrated Library of Standard Authors, with 12 full-page mounted color plates, and 53 black and white head-pieces.
A brief biography of Millicent Sowerby is at Amy Millicent Sowerby.
There are numerous on-line texts of A Child's Garden of Verses, including Penn State's online e-text in Acrobat format, Project Gutenberg's e-text, and others in text format.