“YO-HO-HO, AND A BOTTLE OF RUM!”: SPLENDID LIMITED EDITION SET OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON’S WORKS
STEVENSON, Robert Louis. The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson. Vailima Edition. London: Heinemann, et al. and New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922-23. 26 volumes. Octavo, modern three-quarter red morocco, elaboratedly gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut. $9500.
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.
This 26-volume Vailima Edition includes favorites such as Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses, along with several volumes of letters as well as sketches, criticism, and other miscellanea, including some previously unpublished material. Each volume with frontispiece. Number 144 of 1060 sets printed of the United Kingdom issue: 1000 for sale and 60 for presentation.
A fine set handsomely bound.