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ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

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AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT POEM FROM A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES, WRITTEN ENTIRELY IN ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON'S HAND AND SIGNED BY HIM

STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Autograph manuscript poem signed. Paris, France, August 18, 1886.

Autograph manuscript of the published version of the poem, "To Mrs Will H. Low," first published a year later in A Child's Garden of Verses and Underwoods, signed and dated by Robert Louis Stevenson. The copy of Mrs. Low, accompanied by the autograph explanatory note extracted from the back of the original 19th-century frame. $12,500.

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INSCRIBED BY PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TO HIS LONG-SERVING PRIVATE SECRETARY AND ROMANTIC INTEREST, MISSY LEHAND

(ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.) STEVENSON, Robert Louis. A Christmas Sermon. New York, 1923.

Later edition of Stevenson's thoughtful musings on death and morality, inscribed by President Roosevelt to his longtime private secretary: "M.A.L. Xmas 1924 from F.D.R," later belonging to distinguished Roosevelt memorabilia collector Donald S. Carmichael. $8500.

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“THE FATHER OF ALL WHO LOVE GOODNESS… YOUR FATHER TOO, IF GOD HAD GIVEN YOU GRACE TO SEE IT”

STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Father Damien. London, 1890.

First published edition of Robert Louis Stevenson’s impassioned defense of Father Damien de Veuster, “the Apostle to the Lepers,” in original wrappers. A fine and desirable copy. $950.

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“…AND [I] USE THE GRAVER AND THE PEN, WITH EQUAL APTITUDE AND EASE”

STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Stevenson Medley. London, 1899.

Limited edition, one of only 300 copies, of this scarce compilation of “items widely differing in character, some serious and some trifling,” containing two facsimile manuscripts and 11 facsimile booklets and broadsheets, mounted on stubs and bound at the end, originally printed on a toy press (called the “Davos Press”) by Stevenson and his 12-year-old step-son Lloyd Osbourne, many illustrated with wood-cuts made by Stevenson himself, with photogravure frontispiece portrait of the author. $350.

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