London: Chatto and Windus, 1913. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Publisher's cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spine and cover. Gilt top edge. Deckle edges. xvi, 368 pp.
Very minor shelf wear. Bookplate inside front cover. Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper. Several pages unopened. An excellent copy.
This is a first edition of Stevenson's collected poetic works. Contains Underwoods, Ballads, Songs of Travel, and A Child's Garden of Verses. This copy is from the estate of Rex Maughan (1936-2021), major Robert Louis Stevenson collector and archivist who, as Chairman of the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, greatly contributed to the preservation of Stevenson's estate in Valima, Samoa. Very good. Item #2870