STEVENSON (ROBERT LOUIS) A Child's Garden of Verses, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by Stevenson's mother to front free endpaper 'To my GG Niece and Nephew, at Chudleigh with kind love, from M.I. Stevenson, March 1885'
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STEVENSON (ROBERT LOUIS) A Child's Garden of Verses, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by Stevenson's mother to front free endpaper 'To my GG Niece and Nephew, at Chudleigh with kind love, from M.I. Stevenson, March 1885'
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STEVENSON (ROBERT LOUIS) A Child's Garden of Verses, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by Stevenson's mother to front free endpaper 'To my GG Niece and Nephew, at Chudleigh with kind love, from M.I. Stevenson, March 1885'
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STEVENSON (ROBERT LOUIS)
A Child's Garden of Verses, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by Stevenson's mother to front free endpaper 'To my GG Niece and Nephew, at Chudleigh with kind love, from M.I. Stevenson, March 1885', untrimmed in publisher's blue cloth gilt, rubbed, lacks rear free endpaper, t.e.g., 8vo, Longmans, 1885

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  • Provenance: AN UNUSUAL FAMILY ASSOCIATION COPY. From the library of Dr Adam Watson, first cousin once removed from Robert Louis Stevenson and his contemporary at Edinburgh University.
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