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First printing of Stevenson's Silverado Squatters  

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The Silverado Squatters

Stevenson, Robert Louis


Chatto and Windus



[8], 254 pp. 32 page catalog, dated October 1883, at rear. Sepia-tone wood-engraved frontispiece by Jos. D. Strong. (8vo), original green cloth, stamped in brown and gilt. First Edition, first issue.

First edition, first printing, with the word "His" omitted on next to last line of page 140. First  issue with ads at rear dated October 1883. Stevenson's travel memoir of Napa Valley, California in the summer of 1880 with his wife and son-in-law, Lloyd Osbourne. Howes S980; Beinecke 231; Zamorano Eighty 71. Bookseller's label on front pastedown.

Lot Amendments

Light rubbing along joints and at ends of slightly leaning spine, small bleached spot to cloth on rear cover; hinges starting, light foxing; very good.

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