Item #75502 THE SILVERADO SQUATTERS. Robert Louis Stevenson.


London: Chatto and Windus, 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. The first issue with the October, 1883 terminal ads and the word "His" missing on page 140. Fourteen essays on California's natural features and social life, based upon Stevenson's personal observations while living there (on his honeymoon, in 1880), including his famous description of the San Francisco Bay "sea-fogs" and an early account of the Napa Valley wine industry. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with decorative gilt and brown stamping. The front hinge is just starting and still quite sound. An exquisite example, with some very light rubbing along the extremities. Better than very good. Housed in a custom clamshell box. Howes S980; Zamorano Eighty 71. Very good. Item #75502

Price: $950.00

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