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“YO-HO-HO, AND A BOTTLE OF RUM!”

STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Treasure Island. London, 1883. First edition, first issue of Stevenson's swashbuckling yarn of piracy, mutiny and courage, "the finest tale of maritime adventure that has been told since Defoe" (Prideaux, 28), an exceptionally lovely copy, far more beautiful than usually found. $27,000.

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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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“YO-HO-HO, AND A BOTTLE OF RUM!”: SPLENDID LIMITED EDITION SET OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON’S WORKS

STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Works. London: Heinemann, et al. and New York, 1922-23. 26 volumes.

Vailima Edition of Stevenson’s Works, number 144 of 1000 sets for sale in the United Kingdom, an exceptional 26 volumes handsomely bound by Brentano's in three-quarter crimson morocco gilt. $9500.

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“THE WHOLE CONTOUR OF THE CHILD’S HIDDEN WORLD”

STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Child"s Garden of Verses. London, 1885.

First edition of Stevenson’s delightful and influential book of children’s verse, “the first sizable group of poems to… capture a child’s quality of imagination, sense of wonder and intense enjoyment of experience.” $5000.

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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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