First Edition: Poems by Robert Louis Stevenson
Cream hard covers with gilt borders, illustrations of thistles and lettering on the cover and spine. The covers are rubbed with marks (light red marks on the cover top edge). The spine ends are chipped with tiny tears on the top edge and considerable wear to the spine cover making it rough to touch. There is a tiny book stamp on front paste down. A pen signature is on the front free page. Uncut pages and gilt top edges. Internally the pages are clean with no foxing or marks. Blue title lettering and otherwise black print is used throughout the text. A two page dedication by R.L. Stevenson at the front. 400 pages. 8vo. This first edition of Poems is in a good condition.
Poems is a collection of famous verses by this Scottish author and poet. The verses are organised into eight chapters. Underwoods Book 1 in English, Underwoods Book 2 in Scots, Ballards, Songs of Travel and Other Verses, A Child’s Garden of Verses, The Child Alone, Garden Days and Envoys.