Robert Louis Stevenson
- London - William Heinemann, 1922 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Vailima Edition of the collected work of Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispieces to each volume and11 facsimiles. Including:Volume I: An Inland Voyage; Travels with a Donkey, Edinburgh: Picturesque NotesVolume II: Virginibus Puerisque; The Amateur Emigrant; The Pacific Capitals; Silverado SquattersVolume III: New Arabian Nights; The Pavilion on the Links, and Other TalesVolume IV: Familiar Studies of Men and Books; Literary PapersVolume V: Treasure Island; Prince OttoVolume VI: Deacon Brodie or the Double Life and Other PlaysVolume VII: The Dynamiter; Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; The Body-SnatcherVolume VIII: A Child's Garden; Underwoods; Ballads; New PoemsVolume IX: KidnappedVolume X: Catriona: The Further Adventures of David BalfourVolume XI: The Merry Men and Other Tales; Memoir of Fleeming JenkinVolume XII: Memoirs and Portraits; Random Memories; Records of A Family of EngineersVolume XIII: The Black Arrow, The Misadventures of John NicholsonVolume XIV: The Master of Ballantrae; The Great North RoadVolume XV: The Wrong Box; Island Night's Entertainments; Father DamienVolume XVI: In the South Seas; A Footnote to HistoryVolume XVII: The WreckerVolume XVIII: The Ebb-Tide; Weir of Hermiston; Heathercat; The Young Chevalier Volume XIX: St IvesVolume XX: The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson; Edited by Sidney ColvinVolume XXI: The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Edited by Sidney ColvinVolume XXII: The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Edited by Sidney ColvinVolume XXIII: The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Edited by Sidney ColvinVolume XXIV: Sketches, Criticisms, Lay Morals and Other EssaysVolume XXV: Juvenilia, Moral Emblems, Fables and Other PapersVolume XXVI: MiscellaneaThis edition, printed from type which has been distributed, is strictly limited to one thousand and sixty sets, of which one thousand are for sale in the United Kingdom and sixty are for presentation. With prefatory material by Fanny Stevenson. This is numbered 268. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Bertolt Brecht, Arthur Conan Doyle, Cesare Pavese, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie,and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins. Complete in twenty-six volumes. Condition: In purple cloth bindings. Externally, sound, though with some sunning and slight rubbing, along with some light dampstaining to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Five hinges strained. Pages are bright and quite clean, with just the occasional spot, and some slight foxing to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD..