STEVENSON, Robert Louis.

Rare books by Robert Louis Stevenson, including first editions, signed and finely bound copies of Treasure Island, and handsome sets of his collected works.

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  1. A Child's Garden of Verses.
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. A Child's Garden of Verses.

    London : 1885

    First edition, one of 1,000 copies published. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 148745

  2. A Child's Garden of Verses.
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. A Child's Garden of Verses.

    London : 1885

    First edition, one of 1,000 copies published. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 132801

  3. A Child's Garden of Verse.
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. A Child's Garden of Verse.

    London : 1885

    First edition, one of 1,000 copies published. From the library of English literary journalist and author Charles Whibley whose half-brother Fred had a curious link to Stevenson. A copra trader in Tuvalu, he married a local woman called Meri Matavaka. Meri's previous avaga (married one) had been Jack Buckland, whom Stevenson acknowledges as the inspiration... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 122615

  4. Treasure Island.
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Treasure Island.

    London : 1888

    First illustrated UK edition, later impression. Stevenson's classic was originally serialized in the magazine Young Folks between October 1881 and January 1882, and published in book form the following year. The first UK illustrated edition was first issued in 1885; the first US edition, issued by Roberts Bros. in 1884, was also illustrated, but contained... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 148680

  5. The Black Arrow:
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. The Black Arrow:

    London : 1888

    First English edition, presentation copy to the friend in Samoa who found Vailima for Stevenson, inscribed by the author on the half-title: "Harry Jay Moors from Robert Louis Stevenson".

    Stevenson met the American trader Harry Moors on his arrival in Apia, Samoa, on 7 December 1889 - it was on Moors's boat, in fact, that the Stevenson party... Learn More
    £27,500.00

    Stock Code: 146963

  6. Island Nights' Entertainments.
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Island Nights' Entertainments.

    London : 1893

    First UK edition, first impression with the price facing the half title altered in ink; originally published in the US five days earlier.

    This copy is from the library of Percy Lubbock (1879-1965), with his bookplate to the front pastedown and ink ownership inscription to the front free endpaper verso, stating "Eton, May 1895". He was a King's... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 144431

  7. 145749
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. The Body-Snatcher.

    New York : 1895

    First separate edition of Stevenson's first "crawler", his pet name for macabre stories, a "Poe-like chiller" based on the career of Robert Knox the anatomist, "to whom the notorious Burke and Hare supplied for dissection the newly slain bodies of their victims" (McLynn).

    It was published in Merriam's attractive Violet Series, having originally... Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 145749

  8. St. Ives.
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. St. Ives.

    London : 1898

    First UK edition, of Stevenson's unfinished novel, originally published in the US the preceding year, which was completed in 1898 by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Learn More
    £675.00

    Stock Code: 134634

  9. Underwoods.
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Underwoods.

    Portland, Maine : 1900

    First Mosher edition, number 20 of 100 copies printed on japon paper, with an additional 925 copies printed on Van Gelder paper. The printer, Thomas Mosher, was a major contributor to the American private press movement. A finely printed and bound copy, which was first published in 1887. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 122918

  10. The Works.
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. The Works.

    London : 1911-12

    First Lang edition, the Swanston Edition, number 1,977 of 2,060 sets. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 112903

  11. The Works, Vailima Edition.
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. The Works, Vailima Edition.

    New York : 1921-23

    Vailima edition, number 93 of 1,030 sets for the United States, from a total limited edition of 2,090 sets. Learn More
    £5,750.00

    Stock Code: 134289

  12. The Works, Vailima Edition.
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. The Works, Vailima Edition.

    New York, : 1921-23

    Vailima edition, number 714 of 1,030 numbered sets for the United States, out of a total edition of 2,090 sets. Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 48444

  13. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories.
    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories.

    London : 1992

    A handsome leather bound volume of this classic novel which was first published in 1886. Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 98367

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