Prayers Written at Vailima

Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by Plantin Press for Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles, 1973
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(xxxviij), 61pp. From an edition of 500 copies, this is one of thirty of a special printing by Saul and Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press, featuring a deluxe binding by the firm Patron & de la Mauviniere and a wood engraving by Mary Kuper. This edition of Stevenson's deeply personal, yet universal prayers includes an introduction by Mrs. Stevenson that explains the Samoan tradition of evening prayers in which these were written. Bound in orange morocco with onlays of brown morocco, and gilt-stamped with the title and filigree deorations in the shape of a cross. This copy includes a prospectus for the book laid in. Extremely fine. (Bradbury p.64). (2 3/8 by 1 7/8; 61x48). Bookseller Inventory # 22492

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Title: Prayers Written at Vailima

Publisher: Plantin Press for Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

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