1911 1st edition; "Biographical Edition"; Charles Scribner's Sons publishers, New York; smaller leather bound with gilt stamp decor and lettering on cover and spine; has wear to edges and minor fading to spine - see pics; a few words written inside page, otherwise clean unmarked pages; very small cut to upper edge of first few pages; overall good condition with minor issues.

 

Description -

A collection of essays by Robert Louis Stevenson. Contents include: Preface by Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson - Lay morals - Father Damien - The Pentland Rising - The Day After Tomorrow - College Papers - Criticisms - Sketches - The Great North Road - The Young Chevalier - Heathercat.

 

Preface (by Ms. Stevenson) -

"In our long voyage on the yacht Casco, we visited many islands; I believe on every one we found the scourage of leprosy.  In the Marquesas there was a regular leper settlement, though the persons living there seemed free to wander where they wished, fishing on the beach, or visiting friends in the villages..."

Lay Morals and Other Papers by Robert Louis Stevenson

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