Book and photographs courtesy of Boice Lydell. Commentary by Paul Jackson
by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1903
The books measures 7 7/8" x 5 1/4" and
have 77 pages. 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, incised leather and a
parchment binding. Some of the regular and limited editions were illuminated.
Also not all 3/4 leather volumes were limited edition. The tan 3/4 shown above
is an unlimited edition printed on Roycroft handmade paper vice Vellum and this
particular variant is not listed in McKenna.
This book in a 3/4 Levant binding printed on Japan vellum was listed in the 1903 catalog and sold for $10.00
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