In the South Seas, Robert Louis Stevenson, 1900. First edition.
In the South Seas; Being an Account of Experiences and Observations in the Marquesas, Paumotus and Gilbert Islands in the Course of Two Cruises, on the Yacht 'Casco' (1888) and the Schooner 'Equator' (1889) by Robert Louis Stevenson. A collection of articles and essays on his Pacific travels.
Published by Chatto and Windus, London, 1900. First UK trade edition.
A good black cloth hardback. Rubbed and bumped to corners and extremities with some cloth being rubbed away in those areas. Previous owner's signature to first pastedown. Gilt top edge to text block, though age toned and worn. Uncut edges to vertical and lower edges as issued. No splitting to inner joints at endpapers, although with show-through to webbing at title page. Occasional light spotting to text, but generally nice and clean.
vii + 343pp.
Dimensions: 194mm high x 137mm wide x 36mm deep.
Unpacked weight approximately 498g.