Title: Stevenson and Margarita.
Publisher: Mayflower Press, New Rochelle
Publication Date: 1922
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: Limited Edition.
Limited Edition. 210 copies printed. Essay on Stevenson's tobacco habit. This is the unnumbered, Artist's personal copy (so stated on limitation page). Etched portrait of Stevenson signed by the artist. Additionally INSCRIBED by the author to the artist: "To Arthur N. Hosking, who fashioned this casket for my trifling prose, Will H. Low, 4 September 1922." Laid in is a copy of a photograph of the cottage where Stevenson lived. Also laid in at the rear is the original text as it first appeared in the N.Y. Evening Post, with comments regarding layout and font. A near fine copy, endpapers browned as a result of the lay-ins. As usual, the extra proof of the portrait mentioned on the colophon has not been preserved. Still, if you want the best copy of this book, this is the one to buy. Bookseller Inventory # 1696
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