Fine vellum binding of Robert Louis Stevenson

rls-merry-men-vellum-fine-bindingTHE MERRY MEN AND OTHER TALES AND FABLES

FINE-PAPER EDITION

by Robert Louis Stevenson

London: Chatto & Windus, 1911

 

 

 

 

This spectacular book is a collection of some of RLS’s short stories, including:

The Merry Men
Will O’ the Mill
Markheim
Thrawn Janet
Olalla
The Treasure of Franchard

Bound in full vellum with ornate gilt decoration on all panels. Pages uncut, gilt on top edge. Marbled endpapers, ribbon page marker. Title page printed in red & black ink. Clear typography with generous leading.

Stevenson, best known for the best pirate book ever, Treasure Island, writes short stories that are also full of adventure, mystery, and yes the occasional lost treasure!

Fine bindings of classics are always a good investment, and this book is so interesting, it’s sure to be a conversation piece. However–please read this book! It’s a modest price for a book of this quality, and the handy size–a little smaller than 7″ x 5″ means it is easily read at home or on the go.

To view more pictures of this book or to buy it, please see our Etsy listing for it: https://www.etsy.com/listing/496374717/antique-vellum-binding-the-merry-men-by