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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)

Lot 167: STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS.

Sotheby's

March 23, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Island Nights' Entertainments. London: Cassell & Company Ltd., 1893

Condition Note: first edition, early issue (price correction present on page ii), frontispiece, coloured sketch map and 26 other illustrations by Gordon Browne and W. Hatherell, original pictorial cloth with lettering in gilt on spine and with illustration on upper cover, 16pp. of publisher's advertisements (coded "7G-3.93") at end, collector's folder and morocco-backed slipcase with spine gilt in compartments, minor marks to upper cover, some marks and fading to folder

LITERATURE AND REFERENCES

Prideaux 38
CATALOGUE NOTE

a fine copy of Stevenson's collection comprising 'The Beach of Falesá', 'The Bottle Imp' and 'The Isle of Voices'. Prideaux notes that the price correction on page ii is present in "the earliest copies".

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