London: Chatto and Windus, 1899.
One of 300 copies of the first edition, initialled by the publisher WBB on the colophon page. 1 vols. 8vo. Navy morocco-backed cloth, head and tail of spine repaired, rubbed, half-title with limitation on verso, portrait with facing tissue reading "Yours ever affectionately R. L. Stevenson", printer's mark on title, facsimiles of the Davos-Platz booklets, many printed from the original blocks, some marginal browning and soiling, generally light. In openfaced blue cloth slipcase. Beinecke 661. Item #211745
An interesting group of Stevensoniana including facsimiles of his handwriting and the Davos-Platz booklets, the suppressed preface of "The Master of Ballantrae," pieces from his later notebooks, his papers on "Thermal Influence of Forests" and "Lighthouse Illumination" and an early piece "The Charity Bazaar"