Virginibus Puerisque -and- Familiar Studies of Men and Books (Everyman's Library #765)

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An Everyman's Library edition of the first anthology of essays by Robert Louis Stevenson, originally published in 1881. Includes: “Virginibus Puerisque I", “Virginibus Puerisque II", “Virginibus Puerisque III: On Falling in Love”, “Virginibus Puerisque IV: The Truth of Intercourse”, “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”. Also included is RLS's "Familiar Studies of Men and Books" which first appeared in 1882. Entry 765 in Everyman's Library 'Essays and Belles-Lettres' series. --- A 1929 reprint edition, in Everyman's Library binding style 3 with full orange cloth and gilt-stamped spine titling; blindstamped Eric Ravilious-designed "shell" to cover & brown topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With severely sunned spine (and barely readable spine titling), discreet penciled markings to a few leaves at front of volume, and a partial split near front of volume (which has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing); else a clean, bright, firmly-bound copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xv, 332, 15 (ads) pages

Title: Virginibus Puerisque -and- Familiar Studies of Men and Books (Everyman's Library #765)

Author Name: STEVENSON, Robert Louis

Categories: >>Writers, Writing & Literary Criticism, >>Everyman's Library Editions, >>Philosophy/Psychology/Thought,

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 82088