PRAYERS WRITTEN AT VALIMA.
Place Published: London
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Date Published: 1923
Edition: Third printing
Condition: Some wear to spine ends and edges, else very good and internally fine
Book Id: 21593
24 doubled pages, illuminated title page, illuminated initials, decorative borders, etc. Text calligraphed by Alberto Sangorski; quarto, tan boards with title in red on front cover and spine.
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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