Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrations by Barry Moser, Centipede Press, 2011

Books and Vines previously reviewed an absolutely wonderful letterpress edition of Robert Louis Stevenson‘s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde published by Hand & Eye Letterpress of London.  That review also contained pictures (for comparison purposes) of illustrations from the 1952 Limited Editions Club (LEC) edition by Edward A. Wilson, and the Easton Press 100 Greatest edition which is essentially a re-print of the 1952 LEC edition. … Continue reading Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrations by Barry Moser, Centipede Press, 2011

A Child’s Garden of Verses, Robert Louis Stevenson, Limited Editions Club

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) is one of history’s greatest writers whose works are amongst the most read in the world today.  While in the intellectual craziness of the twentieth century his literary reputation waned, works such as Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde ensured that sanity would  prevail and Stevenson would again be critically recognized for his immense contribution … Continue reading A Child’s Garden of Verses, Robert Louis Stevenson, Limited Editions Club