Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers
Place Published: London
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Date Published: 1921
Description: Illustrated by Norman Wilkinson with 12 excellent color plates, each protected with lettered tissue. , 193 pages, 8vo, blue cloth-backed patterned boards. London: Chatto & Windus, 1921. A very good(+) copy, signed by the illustrator on a bookplate, and also with a full page letter from him mounted to the front free endpaper.
Comments: Stevenson's earliest volume of collected papers, most having been published originally in British magazines between 1876-79. It contains the following essays: Virginibus Puerisque, Crabbed Age and Youth, An Apology for Idlers, Ordered South, AES Triplex, El Dorado, The English Admirals, Some Portraits by Raeburn, Child's Play, Walking Tours, Pan's Pipes, and A Plea for Gas Lamps.Signed: Y
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 246227