Virginibus Puerisque

Book and photographs courtesy of Paulette and Stephen Modiano. Comments by Paul Jackson.

Virginibus Puerisque

 by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1903

The book measures 8" x 5 3/8" and has 77 pages. The body of the text is set in Elzevir and was printed on Roycroft handmade watermarked paper.  The book above was 3/4 in vellum or parchment with paper over boards. The binding variants on the regular edition on Roycroft paper include suede, modeled leather, incised leather, a parchment binding and a 3/4 parchment  with paper over boards. Additionally there was an edition of 100 that was bound in 3/4 Levant and printed on Japan vellum.

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