A Christmas Sermon. Robert Louis Stevenson.
A Christmas Sermon
A Christmas Sermon

A Christmas Sermon

San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1928. Limited edition. Stiff card. Fine. Item #20873

One large sheet folded to make four pages, folio. Title printed on obverse of page one, the text of the Sermon on the inner two-page spread, and the final page blank.

Beautifully printed letterpress in a Gothic font. Each of the four sections of Stevenson's work is introduced by an illuminated capital with hand-colored foliage. The title runs across the top of both pages in gilt with more flowers lightly colored in pink, blue, and green. A fine copy.

Housed in the publisher's stiff boards, printed title pasted onto the upper board. The spine of the portfolio is nearly perished else it is is in very good condition.

The copy of William Andrews Clark, Jr., with his bookplate on the front pastedown. And with the bookplate of typographer H. L. Doolittle of Pasadena.

Scarce Nash item. The limitation is unknown as it was not found in the Nash Bibliography.


Price: $750.00

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