STEVENSON, Robert Louis


STEVENSON, Robert Louis. The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, With Bibliographical Notes by Edmund Gosse

London, Cassel; Chatto and Windus; William Heinemann; Longmans Green and Co., 1906-7.


8vo, 20 vols, illustrated with many pictures and black and white photographs on frontispiece relating to the author’s life, family and work. This edition “is limited to 1,550 copies, of which this is No. 426”, printed on verso of front fly (number in pen). Bound in plain black buckram, gilt title to spine. Bookplate of Hugh Foster on pastedowns. Owner’s inscription in red pen on recto of front flyleaf on first volume: “Hugh P. R. Foster, King’s College Cambridge, Michaelmas term 1906”. Some occasional light browning, untrimmed, upper fore-edge gilt, minor rubbing to bindings.