A Catalogue of the Books and Manuscripts of Robert Louis Stevenson in the Library of the Late Harry Elkins Widener; With a Memoir

A Catalogue of the Books and Manuscripts of Robert Louis Stevenson in the Library of the Late Harry Elkins Widener; With a Memoir

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... with "By the Same Author" on verso, pp. i, ii; Title-page as above, with imprint, "Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-street Square London," in center of verso, pp. iii, iv; Dedication, The Merry Men AND (c)tf)cr Zsfttfi and fabled BV ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Itnrrban CHATTO & WINDUS, PICCADILLY 1887 LTkt right 0/translation it rturved Title-page of The Merry Men. No. 88 P-vl; p. vi blank; Note, p. vii; p. viii blank; Contents, p. be; p. x blank; Text, pp. 1-296. The imprint is repeated at the foot of p. 296. There are fly-titles before the different tales at pp. 1, 71, 109, 135, 153, 215. Pp. 2, 70, 72, 110, 136, 152, 154, 214, 216 blank. At the end are thirty-two pages of Chatto & Windus' advertisements, dated September, 1886. Prideaux, No. 20, p. 49; Williamson, No. 58. THOMAS STEVENSON, CIVIL ENGINEER 89 Thomas Stevenson Civil Engineer By Robert Louis Stevenson 1887 Printed for Private Distribution. The First Separate Edition. Original pale blue paper wrappers, lettered "Thomas Stevenson. 1818-1887," within a heavy ruled frame, on front cover. Collation: Small 8vo, pp. ii-f 20, consisting of Half-title, verso blank, pp. i, ii; Title-page as above, within a heavy black frame, verso blank, pp. 1, 2; Text, pp. 3-20. Laid in is the following A. L. S., from Sir Sidney Colvin: British Museum, London, W. C. Dec. 3-96. My Dear Gosse: I think this can only be the same brief account of his father as was reprinted by R. L. S. in the same year in "Memoriesand Portraits." I did not remember that it had been just circulated in pamphlet form, and neither possess nor have seen a copy. His mother could doubtless tell you all about it. Yours ever, S. C. From the libraries of C. B. Foote and George M..show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236507495
  • 9781236507495