Virginibus Puerisque

Book and photographs courtesy of Dick Blacher. Commentary by Paul Jackson

Virginibus Puerisque

 by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1903
Binding by Frederick Kranz

The book measures 8 1/4" x 5 1/2" and has 77 pages plus colophon. The body of the text is set in Elzevir and the regular suede edition is printed on Roycroft handmade paper.  100 copies were printed on Japan Vellum and bound 3/4 Levant. The binding variants on the regular edition on Roycroft paper include modeled leather as seen above, incised leather, a parchment binding and Japan vellum.
This book was listed in the 1903 catalog and sold for $10.00

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