The History of Moses. "Stevenson's earliest literary composition, dictated by him at the age of six in the handwriting of his mother"
by Stevenson, Robert Louis
Daylesford, Pa: Printed for A. Edward Newton, 1919. Wraps. Very good condition. Autographed presentation copy of privately printed Robert Louis Stevenson's first story, dictated to his mother in 1856 as his entry in a writing contest sponsored by his Uncle David. Inscribed by A. Edward Newton to Dr. Chas. W. Pilgrim, signed by the Newton and dated November 1919. With a printed sale catalogue entry for the item, price $45, tipped in at the front free end paper.12mo, 10pp, color frontispiece illustration by Newton after a watercolor done by Stevenson at the age of six, and two manuscript facsimile pages. Original blue cord tied printed stiff paper wrappers. Presented in the original envelope, with manuscript title at front of envelope, "Privately printed for A. Edward Newton, Daylesford, Pa. Autographed presentation copy". OCLC: 48532041.
(Inventory #: 22066)
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