Robert Louis Stevenson

Essays


1879

Edinburgh: Picturesque NotesEdinburgh, Picturesque Notes. London: Seeley, Jackson, &Halliday, 1879. First edition. Original pictorial brown cloth.DA 890.E3 S8 spec. coll.

1881

Virginibus PuerisqueVirginibus Puerisque and Other Papers. London: C. Kegan Paul,1881. First edition. Original yellow cloth. PR 5488.V51881 spec. coll.
Selections
  • Æs Triplex. New York: printed for the American subscribersto the Stevenson memorial [by De Vinne Press], 1898. Firstseparately printed edition. Original vellum paper wrappers. PR 5488.A51898 spec. coll 
  • An Apology for Idlers. Oakland: B. Kennedy, 1931. Originalblue boards. PR 5488.A7 1931 spec. coll
  • 1882

    Familiar Studies of Men and BooksFamilar Studies of Men and Books. London: Chatto & Windus,1882. First edition. Original gray-green cloth. PR 5488.F21882 spec. coll.

    1886

    Some College Memories"Some College Memories." In The New Amphion. Edinburgh: Imprintedat the University Press by T. & A. Constable, 1886. Firstappearance. First edition. Copy 1: original vellum, green linen ties, regularissue. Copy 2: original vellum, large paper issue. LF 1049.U58 spec.coll.
    Some College Memories. New York: M. F. Mansfield & A. Wessels,[1899]. Original grey boards. PR 5488.S52 spec. coll.

    1887

    Memories & PortraitsMemories & Portraits. London: Chatto & Windus, 1887.First edition. Original dark blue buckram. PR 5488.M41887c spec. coll.
    Memories & Portraits. London: Chatto & Windus, 1887.First edtion, large paper issue. Original white buckram.PR 5488.M4 1887b spec. coll.
    Memories & Portraits. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,1887. First American edition. Original red cloth. PR 5488.M41887 spec. coll.
    Memoir of Fleeming JenkinMemoir of Fleeming Jenkin New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,1887. First edition. Original red cloth. Q 143.J5 S8 1887spec. coll.
    Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin. London: Longmans, Green, 1912. Firstseparate British edition. Original blue buckram. Q 143.J5 S8 1912 spec.coll.

    1899

    The Morality of the Profession of LettersThe Morality of the Profession of Letters. Gouverneur, NY: Brothersof the Book, 1899. First edition. Original black buckram.PR 5488.M6 spec. coll.

    1900

    Walt WhitmanThe Essay on Walt Whitman. [East Aurora, NY]: The Roycroft Shop,1900. First separate edition. Original red limb suede. PR3238.S7 1900 spec. coll.

    1905

    Essays of TravelEssays of Travel. London: Chatto & Windus, 1905. Firstcollected edition. Original blue buckram. PR 5488.E69 1905 spec. coll.
    Essays on the Art of WritingEssays on the Art of Writing. London: Chatto & Windus, 1905.First collected edition. Original blue buckram. PR 5488.E671905 spec. coll.

    1916

    On the Choice of a ProfessionOn the Choice of a Profession. London: Chatto & Windus,1916. First edition. Original violet quarter cloth, greypaper-covered boards, in dust-wrapper. PR 5488.O6 spec. coll.

    1988

    The Lantern-BearersThe Lantern-Bearers and Other Essays. New York: Farrar StrausGiroux, 1988. First American edition. Original black quartercloth, light salmon-colored paper-covered boards. PR 5488.L18 1988

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