The Essay on Walt Whitman

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The Essay on Walt Whitman

by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1900

#30 of 50 Illumined by Clara Schlegel

This book measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" and has 91 pages. The text body is set in Caslon and was printed on Boxmoor paper. The book is bound in suede and has a wallet edge. Initials are hand illumined and the title page was designed by Louis Rhead. This book was printed in an edition of 50 and this particular book is #30. There also was an unlimited edition bound in suede and without illumination printed in 1900. This book is listed in the 1900 catalog and sold for $10.00

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