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    Robert Louis Stevenson. Thirty-Four Volumes, Including the Twenty-Eight Volume "Edinburgh Edition" of Stevenson's Works. The following selection includes: Robert Louis Stevenson. The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson. Edinburgh: Printed by T. and A. Constable for Longmans Green and Co., et al., 1894-1898. Twenty-eight octavo volumes (complete), printed in an edition limited to 1035 copies, of which each of the volumes is numbered 741. Several volumes have portrait frontispieces. Half bound in red morocco over pale red cloth. Rich gilt spine with five raised bands. Top edges gilt. Lavender endpapers. General wear to leather, particularly at spine ends and joints; some chipping to heads of spines. All bindings generally sound, although volume VI has a cracked hinge. This handsome set is in very good condition. [and:] six additional Stevenson-related volumes, all uniformly bound to match the above set (and all in similar condition), including: The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson To His Family and Friends, Selected and Edited With Notes and Introductions by Sidney Colvin. London: Methuen and Co., 1899. Complete in two volumes. [and:] Graham Balfour. The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson. London: Methuen and Co., 1901. Second edition. Complete in two volumes. [and:] Colonel W. F. Prideaux. A Bibliography of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson. London: Frank Hollings, 1903. [and:] J. A. Hammerton. Stevensoniana: An Anecdotal Life and Appreciation of Robert Louis Stevenson. Edinburgh: John Grant, 1910. A new and revised edition with forty illustrations. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.

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