Almost antique (1924) Robert Louis Stevenson hardcover book entitled Familiar Studies of Men and Books. Vol XXVII of the Tusitalia Edition published and printed in England by Heinemann.
THIS HARDCOVER BOOK IS COMPLETE AT 218 PAGES. No dust jacket.
About the title: Engaging essays by Stevenson about prominent Scottish, French, American and Japanese writers and figures. Includes essays on medieval writer Charles of Orleans and Francois Villon, as well Hugo, Whitman and Pepys. These essays provide a fascinating glimpse of how Stevenson negotiates literary history.
Condition: In VERY GOOD! condition, the blood-red boards, with leather corners, have spots of discoloration. Gold-embossed leather spine shows MINIMAL! wear and NO! fraying. Sewn-in bind is in overall good condition with some stress towards the covers and reverse. There are NO! pages separated from the bind. Internal pages show very little foxing. There are NO! ripped, torn or missing pages in the book, NO! dog-eared corners and NO! margin notations. All text is clear and legible. Book contains NO illustrations. There are some spots of browning from dampness to a few of the pages.
Approximate measurements: 8" x 5-1/2" | NO dust jacket.
Other volumes of Robert Louis Stevenson Tusitalia edition books are also available in the shop. DO! check them out as well using this convenient link: https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/BuyfromGroovy?ref=seller-platform-mcnav&search_query=Stevenson+Tusitalia
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