Item #32289 SILVERADO SQUATTERS. Robert Louis Stevenson, 1850 - 1894.


London: Chatto and Windus, 1883. 1st book edition (Cowan II, p. 615; Prideaux, p. 24; Zamorano 80, #71). [8], 254, [2] pp. Last page blank. No catalogue at rear. Inserted frontis by Joseph Strong. 8vo. Blue cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. Bevelled edges. TEG. Spine a bit faded, with light wear at the spine ends. Early pos to ffep. A VG+ copy. Item #32289

The work Stevenson's travel memoir of his two-month honeymoon in 1880 to Napa Valley CA with Fanny Vandegrift, and her son, Lloyd Osbourne. A fascinating journal, which describes early aspects of valley life, Stevenson also herein documents, to a small degree, the budding California vinticulture business.

One of Powell's 'California Classics'.

Price: $500.00

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