24 doubled pages, illuminated title page, illuminated initials, decorative borders, etc. Text calligraphed by Alberto Sangorski; quarto, tan boards with title in red on front cover and spine. The last 5 years of Stevenson's life were spent on his Vailima Estate, Apia, Samoa. There the Stevensons adopted the Samoan custom of household evening prayers and the touching examples in this books are the literary creations of Tusitala (RLS's Samoan name: "Teller of Tales") Some wear to spine ends and edges, else very good and internally fine. Bookseller Inventory # 21593
Title: PRAYERS WRITTEN AT VALIMA.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Publication Date: 1923
Edition: Third printing.
Book Description Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 19 pages, no marks found. Seller Inventory # 024259
Book Description Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1904. ` (illustrator). Introduction by Mrs. Stevenson. cloth backed boards, 12mo. Owner's name. Just shy of VG. Seller Inventory # 013930
Book Description Tudor Press, Atlanta, Ga, U. S. A. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Stapled binding. 20 household prayers composed by R L Stevenson during his time in Samoa. 150gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 30 pages. Seller Inventory # 19170
Book Description Oxford: Basil Blackwell, reprint - a fifth impression, (1910), 1937. unpaginated, 8.2"x 10.3", hardback, a fine copy in a VG dustwrapper (this has a mounted colour plate on its front panel - and a few minor repairs) The Introduction by Stevenson?s wife is printed in red and the prayers in red and black within richly illuminated borders, these being designed by Alberto Sangorski. Seller Inventory # 92418
Book Description Chatto & Windus, UK, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Alberto Sangroski illuminations (illustrator). 8-1/4 x 10-1/2 inches. A beautiful illuminated book of prayers by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illuminated by Alberto Sangorski with strong colors and printed only only one side. Vellum covers show color fading andlight staining. Interior is FINE. No previous owner's markings. Seller Inventory # 001358
Book Description Chatto & Windus, [London, 1910. (ca. 25p., unpaginated. Slim 4to, inscription on end paper, bound in some worn off-white boards;The whole reproduced in colors and gold after the original illuminated drawings by Alberto Sangorski. Ornate title and borders in various colors & gilt. Sangorski. A very good copy. Seller Inventory # 56452