Father Damien.

Stevenson (Robert Louis)

Father Damien.

An Open Letter to the Reverend Doctor Hyde of Honolulu.

Description: FIRST TRADE EDITION, the odd faint foxspot, pp. 30, foolscap 8vo, original grey wrappers printed in black to front, minor chipping at backstrip ends, edges untrimmed, good

Publication Details: Chatto & Windus, 1890

Notes: This copy belonging to the poet Coventry Patmore, with his ownership inscription to the half-title. Patmore was part of Stevenson's circle and is thought to have been an influence on Stevenson's own verse; a quotation from Patmore's 'The Angel in the House' is used in Stevenson's 'The Dynamiter'.

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Price: £350

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1890

Stock Number: 56037

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