Stevenson (Robert Louis) A COLLECTION
19th and 20th century editions, Chatto & Windus, Cassell, Heinemann and others, almost all 8vos or 12mos, mostly original cloth bindings. First Editions include: The Merry Men, 1887, publisher's blue cloth gilt; The Ebb-Tide, 1894, London, Heinemann, 1894, 20pp. adverts at end dated August 1894, original pictorial dull gold cloth; Catriona. A Sequel to "Kidnapped"... 1893, Cassell, blue cloth; The Wrecker, 1892, Cassell; The Master of Ballantrae, 1889, Cassell, pictorial red cloth; several others. Other titles include Treasure Island, 1886, Cassell, Fifteenth Thousand; Kidnapped, 1895, Cassell, Forty-third Thousand; Underwoods, 1887, Chatto & Windus, fine morocco gilt binding; Heron (James, Illustrator) Edinburgh, 1919, Seeley Service & Co, d.j.
[Also:] A Stevenson Medley, 1899, C&W, edition limited to 300 copies, initialled in ink to limitation leaf, 68pp. and twelve facsimile letters, verses, booklets etc. tipped in at rear, blue cloth gilt; Prayers Written at Vailima, 1910, thin 4to first edition, facsimile manuscript illuminated by Alberto Sangorski; Stubbs (Laura) Stevenson's Shrine: The Record of a Pilgrimage, 1903, A. Moring, pictorial green cloth; a commemorative extra number of The Bookman, 1913, 4to, illustrations, inset photoplate to cover; Balmpied (E., Illustrator) Travels with a Donkey, 1931; A Lowden Sabbath Morn with illustrations by A.S. Boyd; a memorial pamphlet of collected poems, , C&H, limp green calf gilt; The Prideaux Biliography 1918; Pitman's Shorthand Edition of Jekyll and Hyde, 12mo pamphlet.
Varying degrees of ware to bindings and spines, some weak hinges, scattered browning and foxing to some titles; for the most part fair reading copies. Viewing highly recommended (54)