Prayers Written at Vailima. Robert Louis Stevenson.
(Plantin Press)

Prayers Written at Vailima.

Los Angeles: Plantin Press for Dawson's Book Shop, 1973. (xxxviij), 61pp. From an edition of 500 copies, this is one of thirty of a special printing by Saul and Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press, featuring a deluxe binding by the firm Patron & de la Mauviniere and a wood engraving by Mary Kuper. This edition of Stevenson's deeply personal, yet universal prayers includes an introduction by Mrs. Stevenson that explains the Samoan tradition of evening prayers in which these were written. Bound in orange morocco with onlays of brown morocco, and gilt-stamped with the title and filigree decorations in the shape of a cross. This copy includes a prospectus for the book laid in. Extremely fine. (Bradbury p.64). (2 3/8 by 1 7/8; 61x48). Item #22492

Price: $250.00

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