THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAE

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $19.94

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+


308 pages; Clean and tight in original burgundy cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping at spine and front cover. Silk ribbon place marker, frontispiece photogravure portrait of the author (with tissue guard), decorative chapter headpieces; t.e.g. foredge untrimmed. A beautifully designed and produced book. Binding has the monogram "TBH" - Theodore Brown Hapgood, Jr. (1871–1938). Working in Boston, Hapgood designed book covers, bookplates, posters, and a set of type ornaments, known as Hapgood florets. His cover designs were often based on floral and branch motifs, reminiscent of Renaissance woodcut borders seen on title pages and chapter headings. OCLC: 9321609 Small, Maynard and Company was a highly reputable publishing house located in Boston. The company opened in 1897 at 6 Beacon St. in Boston publishing new editions of Whitman's Leaves of Grass and an edition of his complete works among the first to be published. In 1899, Small, Maynard & Company took over the Copeland & Day publishing house. In the summer of 1907, the company acquired the Herbert B. Turner & Co. publishing company, which had specialized in publishing classics such as a new, 13-volume edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's works. Herbert B. Turner & Co. had issued Master of Ballantrae in 1906. Small Maynard, & Co issued this volume in 1907.

Title: THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAE

Author Name: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Categories: Literature, Books on Books, Literature, Decorative Bindings,

Publisher: Boston, Small Maynard and Co: 1907

Book Condition: Very Good+

Size: 16mo

Seller ID: 38989

Keywords: Theodore Brown Hapgood, Jr. Small, Maynard & Company Publishers Decorative Cloth Bindings