“There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world”: The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson; Finely Bound in Full Morocco
The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson [Including Treasure Island; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Kidnapped].
Stevenson, Robert Louis.$9,500.00
Item Number: 25015
Edinburgh: Printed by T. and A. Constable for Longmans, Green and Company, 1894.
Edinburgh edition of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, often considered the finest edition of Stevenson due to the paper quality used. Octavo, complete set, 34 volumes, bound in full contemporary morocco, gilt titles to the spine, top edges gilt, gilt turn-ins. In fine condition. An exceptional set.
"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).