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Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) The Band Box

Auction:
2611M
Lot:
1039
Sold for:
$36$30

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Auction:
Discovery - 2611M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 13, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) The Band Box. Privately Printed, 1921.
In original patterned paper wrapper, six leaves, one leaf with closed tear, the preliminary material, title page, and colophon are much longer than the entire work.
"The Band Box is so small/ it won't hold poetry at all;/ and that the reason is/ why there is none in this."
Estimate $100-175

Keywords

Robert Louis, Book design, Colophon, Graphic design, Printing, Typography

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