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Poems

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Poems

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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  • hardcover
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Two volumes bound in one. William Heinemann Ltd., in Association with Chatto and Windus, Cassell & Company Ltd., and Longmans, Green and Company. London. nd. Small octavo. Title pages in red and black. xx, (1), 240pp; xviii, 266pp. Woodcut text illustrations, musical notation. Bound in full calf by Bumpus of Oxford Street. Spine in six compartments with gilt rules, lettering and embellishment. Gilt rule bordering to upper and lower boards. Gilt rules to edges and double rule bordering to inner edges. All edges gilt. Slight offsetting from binding overlay to endpapers. A couple of small nicks to spine. Slight shelf wear to edges. Bumpus binder's stamp to fep margin.

Volume I: A Child's Garden of Verses; Underwoods; Songs of Travel; Moral Emblems

Volume II: Ballads; New Poems

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
Biblio634
Title
Poems
Author
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Format/binding
See description and photographs
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Heinemann Ltd., in Association with Chatto and Windus, Cassell & Company Ltd., and Longmans, Green and Company.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
nd.
Keywords
Poetry, Fine binding, Bumpus
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Christmas gift ideas; Fine Bindings;
Size
8vo
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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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New
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calf
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octavo
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edges
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shelf wear
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