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  • The Works Of Robert Louis Stevenson

The Works Of Robert Louis Stevenson.

Item Number: 2198

New York: Charles Scribner Sons, 1899.

Octavo, 24 volumes, 3/4 leather over marbled panels, raised bands with gilt titles to the spine, top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers, frontispiece of Robert Louis Stevenson. In very good condition. An attractive set of the complete works of Robert Louis Stevenson.

"Few writers have during their lifetime commanded so much admiration and regard from their fellow-craftsmen Energy of vision goes hand in hand with magic of presentment, and both words and things acquire new meaning and a new vitality under his touch" (DNB).