Silverado Journal with Prospectus
Stevenson, Robert Louis. Extended introduction by Prof. John E. Jordan

San Francisco Book Club of California / Grabhorn Press 1954 First edition Quarto (oversized). Limited edition of 400 copies. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Cloth spine label has some wear at edges. Prospectus has some wear at edges, and has been folded horizontally at some point in its past with a tiny tear at fold, now laid flat in the book. lxxii + 95 p. printed in red and black, with 2 facsimiles of a letter and journal page. This is the first complete publication of the manuscript for Stevenson's Silverado Sqautters, with several comparisons between the two noted by Jordan in the introduction. Marks by Stevenson replicated in red. with corrections added above where appropriate. A entertaining read and lovely edition for Stevenson and California collectors, as well as a masterful example of printing by a remarkable America press. Very Good without dust jacket Hardcover in full cloth (Item ID: 12896)


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