Author:Stevenson, Robert Louis

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VIRGINIBUS PUERISQUE

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1908

Seller ID: 39722

Condition: Very Good


278 pages; Clean and tight in early 20th century binding of brown half calf over blue cloth covered boards. Five raised bands at spine, gilt lettering, gilt bordered compartments at spine. On first blank, previous owner has fashioned a unique "bookplate" -- nicely penned "Border land / July 4th 1910" with an ink drawing of an open book, writing paper and a pen, and a paper. Quite a charming and well executed mark of ownership. If anyone knows who might have used this sort of mark, please let me know. This collection of essays by Robert Louis Stevenson, published in 1881, are... View more info

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NOVELS AND TALES - TRAVELS AND ESSAYS [Volumes 1 thru 16 of the THISTLE EDITION of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson]

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $1,749.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1895

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39516

Condition: Very Good+


Beautifully bound set in three-quarter red morocco with four raised bands, gilt lettering and gilt image of a thistle at spines. Marbled boards and endpapers, gilt ruling to edges of leather on boards. Bindings gilt stamp signed by MacDonald Bindery in New York. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard in each volume. Some rubbing at spine ends with very minor chipping to heads of a few volumes; a very attractive set. Volumes 1 thru 16 of the THISTLE EDITION of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson comprising the complete "Novels and Tales" (12 volumes) and the complete "Travel... View more info

KEAWE'S BOTTLE Reprinted from the Psyche Miniatures General Series

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Miami, U.S. Naval Training Center: 1945

Seller ID: 40584

Condition: Very Good


73 pages; Former owner's initials on first page, otherwise clean and secure in original printed wrappers with black cloth at spine. OCLC: 19837412 This edition of Stevenson's story was produced by the U.S. Naval Training Center for the enjoyment of military personnel during World War II. Not unlike the Armed Services Editions printed by the Council on Books in Wartime for distribution within the American military during World War II, this was a compact edition appropriate for conveyance in a military kit where space was very limited. This story tells the tale of Keawe, a poor Native Hawa... View more info

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BALLADS

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39721

Condition: Very Good


85 pages; Contents clean and tight in original green cloth bindingwith gilt lettering at spine and decorative gilt stamping on front board. Small spot on front board and short tear in cloth near head of spine. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. This volume of ballads was published after his initial South Sea Voyages in the same year during which Stevenson established his residence on the Island of Samoa. OCLC: 2166204 View more info

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THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAE

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Boston, Small Maynard and Co: 1907

Seller ID: 38989

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 moti... View more info

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson to his Family and Friends in Two Volumes

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis ; Sidney Colvin; (editor)

Price: $44.94

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1909

Seller ID: 40672

Condition: Very Good+


xliv, 375; xiii, 395, 40 ads pages; Former owner's bookplate in each volume (Elspeth Champ Communal), clean and tight in the original gray cloth bindings with gilt lettering at spine. Elspeth Champcommunal was a noted fashion designer and the first editor of Vogue Magazine in Britain (1916-1922). Champcommunal became a house designer with the House of Worth in 1936 and was a member of the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers. She was also the long time companion of Jane Heap, who was co-editor (with Margaret Anderson) of The Little Review, pupil of Gurdjieff and teacher of the al... View more info