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Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Dictionary of National Biography, Ex Libris Stevenson, with Bookplates and Annotations, Two Volumes

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3040B
Lot:
469
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Dictionary of National Biography, Ex Libris Stevenson, with Bookplates and Annotations, Two Volumes. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1884-1885. Volumes I and III from the DNB, each with Stevenson's bookplate pasted inside, volume III with a few pencil notes, the longest one initialed, on the biographical sketch of J.H. Balfour, "The most unpopular man, and not altogether undeservedly, in the University, from the lowest janitor up to the Principal. --R. L. S.-- An eye and ear witness (but such is history!)," library stamps, bindings shaken, 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (2)
Estimate $200-300


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Robert Louis, Book design, Bookplate, Ex Libris, Stevenson, London

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