PRAYERS WRITTEN AT VALIMA. Robert Louis Stevenson, Mrs. Stevenson.


London: Chatto & Windus, 1923. Third printing. Hardcover. quarto, tan boards with title in red on front cover and spine; 24 doubled pages, illuminated title page, illuminated initials, decorative borders, etc. Text calligraphed by Alberto Sangorski. Some wear to spine ends and edges, else very good and internally fine. Very good. Item #21593

The last 5 years of Stevenson's life were spent on his Vailima Estate, Apia, Samoa. There the Stevensons adopted the Samoan custom of household evening prayers and the touching examples in this books are the literary creations of Tusitala (RLS's Samoan name: "Teller of Tales").

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