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Julia Huxley Signed "Underwoods" by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1903

Item Details

Julia Huxley (1862–1908) was a British scholar. As a child, she and her sister Ethel met author Lewis Carroll and were featured in a number of his photographs. In 1877, Carroll created the word ladder game Doublets for the children, which was later published by Vanity Fair in 1879. Huxley founded Prior’s Field School for girls in Godalming, Surrey, in 1902. This Easter gift copy of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Underwoods was presented to Jessie Travers from Huxley and is dated 1905.

Title and Author/Editor Underwoods (Robert Louis Stevenson)
Genre Poetry
Binding Cloth on board
Publisher or Printer Chatto & Windus
Publication Year 1903
Period Early 20th Century, Antique
Place of Publication London
Edition Statement Thirteenth Edition
Language English
Signed Yes
Signed by Julia Huxley
Number of Books 1

Condition

- shaken but tight binding; slightly loose hinges; light rubbing, discoloration, and wear to boards and backstrip; bumped spine; page toning and foxing.

Dimensions

0.75" W x 7.5" H x 5.5" D

Item #

ITMGE04619

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