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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)

Lot 164: STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS.

Sotheby's

March 23, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Kidnapped Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751... [London:] Cassell & Company, Ltd., 1886

Condition Note:

first edition, 8vo, half-title, folding frontispiece map printed in black, red and green, 16pp. of publisher's advertisements at rear coded "5G. 4.86", original blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, collector's blue cloth slipcase, ownership signature on reverse of front free endpaper, tear to fold of frontispiece, upper hinge split and lower hinge splitting, head and foot of spine bumped with some loss and restoration

LITERATURE AND REFERENCES

Prideaux 18
CATALOGUE NOTE

The numerous film versions of Kidnapped include those of 1959 and 1971, the latter starring Michael Caine and Donald Pleasence.

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