Lot 244: STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered green cloth, top edges gilt, spine tips rubbed with minimal exposure, portion of front board mottled, small wrinkles on lower third of spine; tape mend over short closed tear to bottom edge of contents leaf, small portion of blank fore-margin restored to first text leaf. New York: Scribner's, 1886
Notes: first american edition, preceding the English by four days. 1250 copies were issued in cloth and 3000 in wrappers. Beinecke 346; Prideaux 17; McKay 348. Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone.