Book Description

Large 8vo, (210 x 165mm). Title page printed in blue and black, top edge gilt, else untrimmed. One of 500 copies printed on laid paper.--G.S. Tomkinson, Bibliography of modern presses, p. 85 no. 8
Dealer Notes
Printed under the care of Bernard Newdigate at the Arden Press on behalf of Chatto and Windus’s Florence Press in Herbert P. Horne’s Florence type ‘modelled upon the finest types used by the Italian Master-Printers of the Quattrocento and Cinquecento.’
Founded in 1908 by Chatto and Windus the aim of the Florence Press was to bring to mainstream publishing a quality of printing and book production tending towards Kelmscott ideals.
Author Robert Louis Stevenson
Date 1913
Binding Full parchment, decorative gilt design within border on front cover
Publisher London : Chatto and Windus in association with Longmans, Green & Co.,
Condition Near fine, neat contemporary inscription on first blank
Pages xvi, 399, [1]

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