original publishers vellum covered boards . This copy is kept in a custom one half blue moroccan shelf back , with silk book mark . Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Objects of Pity ; Or , Self and Company By a...
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Imprinted at Amsterdam [but actually Sydney, Australia, 1892. 55 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. First edition. First edition. 55 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Rare. Response to R. L. Stevenson's pamphlet "An Object of Pity; or, the Man Haggard, A Romance. By Many Competant Hands" In that "community romance" Bazett (H. Rider's brother) was the hero. Here we have his rebuttal. RLS took both to Sydney from Samoa and had them printed. Ferguson 10155a "Privately Printed and Very Rare"; Beinecke 853 (for Stevenson pamphlet) Original flexible vellum covered boards, upper board titled in gilt, a.e.g. Short loss at head of spine, else fine in red cloth case. Seller Inventory # 40883