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Prayers Written at Vailima by Robert Louis Stevenson

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1928. An unusual book. Title with portrait of Stevenson, each page in calligraphy with beautiful coloured and gilt borders in imitation of a medieval manuscript, by Alberto Sangorski. 12 unnumbered chromolithography leaves uncut (French folding). Colophon to last leaf: "Here end the Prayers of Robert Louis Stevenson as designed, written out and illuminated by Alberto Sangorski; reproduced for messrs chatto & Windus, who publish the volume at St. Martin's Lane, London. All rights reserved. Fourth Impression .
Dust jacket is a little ragged on the top and has a small area of loss half way down (approx 1cm). Back cover also damaged in the same spot. Inside the front cover someone has tried to rub out an inscription and has damaged the surface of the paper. The calligraphy is very bright and clean. A lovely book.

Item details

Author(s):
Robert Louis Stevenson
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Chatto and Windus
Title:
Prayers Written at Vailima by Robert Louis Stevenson

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1928. An unusual book. Title with portrait of Stevenson, each page in calligraphy with beautiful coloured and gilt borders in imitation of a medieval manuscript, by Alberto Sangorski. 12 unnumbered chromolithography leaves uncut (French folding). Colophon to last leaf: "Here end the Prayers of Robert Louis Stevenson as designed, written out and illuminated by Alberto Sangorski; reproduced for messrs chatto & Windus, who publish the volume at St. Martin's Lane, London. All rights reserved. Fourth Impression .
Dust jacket is a little ragged on the top and has a small area of loss half way down (approx 1cm). Back cover also damaged in the same spot. Inside the front cover someone has tried to rub out an inscription and has damaged the surface of the paper. The calligraphy is very bright and clean. A lovely book.

Author(s):
Robert Louis Stevenson
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Chatto and Windus
Title:
Prayers Written at Vailima by Robert Louis Stevenson

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