Blue cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. Bevelled edges. TEG
1883 · London
by Stevenson, Robert Louis [1850 - 1894]
London: Chatto and Windus, 1883. 1st book edition (Cowan II, p. 615; Prideaux, p. 24; Zamorano 80, #71). Blue cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. Bevelled edges. TEG. Spine a bit faded, with light wear at the spine ends. Early pos to ffep. A VG+ copy.. , 254,  pp. Last page blank. No catalogue at rear. Inserted frontis by Joseph Strong. 8vo.
The work Stevenson's travel memoir of his two-month honeymoon in 1880 to Napa Valley CA with Fanny Vandegrift, and her son, Lloyd Osbourne. A fascinating journal, which describes early aspects of valley life, Stevenson also herein documents, to a small degree, the budding California vinticulture business. One of Powell's 'California Classics'. (Inventory #: 32289)