London: William Heinemann, 1922. Twenty-six volumes. 8vo. VALIMA EDITION. Photogravure frontispiece portraits. This edition, printed from type which has been distributed, is limited to one thousand and sixty sets, of which one thousand are for sale in the United Kingdom. Our set is No. 306. Full green polished calf by Rivierie, elaborate gilt tooled spine in six compartments, top edges gilt. A magnificent set. Item #10919
No. 306 of 1060 sets. Stevenson (1850-94) was the great Scottish essayist, poet, and author of novels, children's, and travel books. He studied law but never practiced. His entire life was devoted to literature, much of which is contained in the present works. Stevenson was regarded as a writer of power and originality with a strong moral vision.