• The William E. Self Library, I auction at Christies

    Sale 2153

    The William E. Self Library, Important English and American Literature

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 190

    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Verses. Edited by Luther S. Livingston [New York:] Privately printed at the De Vinne Press, 1912.

    Price Realised  

    STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Verses. Edited by Luther S. Livingston [New York:] Privately printed at the De Vinne Press, 1912.

    8o. Original blue wrappers. Green quarter morocco slipcase and cloth chemise. Provenance: Henry F. DePuy (presentation inscription from the editor Luther S. Livingston); Henry Taylor (bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION, one of 100 copies. "The pieces reprinted in the following pages formed a part of the little trial book 'Penny Whistles' printed in 1883. They were not included in the volume 'A Child's Garden of Verse' issued in 1885, and have, I believe, never been published. L.S.L."


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