Virginibus Puerisque


The book above is actually shown upside down. Stevenson is at the top of the binding.

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 bound in vellum or parchment. 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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