Item #13923 VAILIMA LETTERS. Robert Louis Stevenson.


Being Correspondence addressed by Robert Louis Stevenson to Sidney Colvin November 1890 - October 1894. London: Methuen & Co., 1895. Original pinkish-tan buckram decorated in gilt.

First English Edition, domestic issue (with title page in red and black), published about a week after the two-volume Chicago edition. "Vailima" ("five rivers") was the name Stevenson gave to the home he and his family made for themselves in Samoa. This copy is fine except that (as always with this color cloth) there is some fading of the spine. Beinecke (Yale) 613; Princeton 60B (copy 2 - no ads, as with this copy). Item #13923

Price: $115.00

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