Stevenson, Robert Louis.

Published by Chatto and Windus, London, 1883
Condition: Near fine Hardcover
From Chanticleer Books, ABAA (Santa Rosa, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original dark blue beveled cloth with spine title in gilt, octavo (5.5 x 7.75 inches), 254pp. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispiece. Some occasional spotting, but near fine The charming account of Stevenson's sojourn on the slopes of Mount St. Helena at the head of the Napa Valley, during the summer of 1880. Prideaux notes that "The earliest issues of this book have inserted at the end a catalogue. . . dated October 1883, but some copies have a catalogue dated November 1887, showing that the first edition of the book was still in print so late as that year." This copy with no catalogue. The binding here is not described in Prideaux but is presumed to be a "remainder" binding. Cowan p. 615; Prideaux 9; Zamorano 80 #71. Bookseller Inventory # 21207

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Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London

Publication Date: 1883

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near fine

Edition: First edition, second issue.

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We had our open bookshop in the town of Sonoma for a total of 17 years, including 9 years at our East Napa St. location, however, as of April 13, 2013 we have closed our doors. Our business is now conducted online, by appointment, and at the approximately 8 antiquarian bookfairs at which we exhibit annually. Chanticleer Books is a sole-proprietorship owned and operated by Steve Blackmer, a full-time bookseller since 1985 and member of the Antiquarian Booksellers┐ Association of America (ABAA) since 1998.

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