First edition, first state of Weir of Hermiston: An Unfinished Romance by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Octavo, , , 32pp ads. Blue cloth, title stamped in gilt. Light sunning to spine, else fine. Top edge gilt. Housed in custom blue cloth slipcase. Bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Advertisements dated March 1896. (Beinecke 629) (Princeton 62A) A near fine example.
From the library of Beverly Chew, a founding member of the Grolier Club, serving as its librarian from 1887-1892 and as president from 1892-1896. After his death, his library was dispersed at auction by the Anderson Galleries between 1924-1925.