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Stevenson Robert Louis

Published by London Cassell and Company 1883 (1883)

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Item Description: London Cassell and Company 1883, 1883. First edition, first issue. In this copy the advertisements are dated "5G-783", the pagination is correctly printed on p.83, and the "7" is missing from the pagination on p.127. Map as called for opposite the title-page. 8vo, original red cloth with gilt-lettered spine and covers ruled in blind. Housed in a quarter red morocco clamshell case. viii, 292, ads. Extremities lightly rubbed, spine faded. A little minor soiling otherwise a very good, clean copy. RARE FIRST EDITION IN COLLECTOR’S CONDITION OF ONE OF THE GREAT BOOKS IN THE HISTORY OF WORLD LITERATURE. Very scarce in the red cloth binding. The first chapter contains the original appearance of the classic pirate refrain: "Fifteen men on the Dead Man’s Chest- Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!" Drink and the devil had done for the rest- Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!. Bookseller Inventory # 21614

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STEVENSON, Robert Louis

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Item Description: London Cassell & Company, 1883. An Exceptional First Edition of "Treasure Island" STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Treasure Island. London: Cassell & Company, 1883. First edition, first issue: "dead man’s chest" is not capitalized on pp. 2 and 7; with "rain" for "vain" in the last line of p. 40; the "a" is not present in line 6 of p. 63; the "8" is not present in the pagination on p. 83; the "7" is larger and bolder in pagination on p. 127; the period is lacking following "opportunity" in line 20 of p. 178; "worst" is mispelled as "worse" in the third line of p 197. Octavo. viii, 292 pp. plus 4 pp. advertisements, "dated 5G-783" (the advertisements do not list Treasure Island). Frontispiece map of Treasure Island printed in three colors. Original sage green diagonal fine-ribbed cloth with covers ruled in blind and spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Original black coated endpapers. Previous owner's bookplate, headcap and tailcap slightly bumped, hinges expertly and almost invisibly repaired. Near fine. Housed in a red cloth clamshell. "Treasure Island established itself as a classic, drawing plaudits from the widest range of literary sensibilities. In 1890 W.B. Yeats wrote to tell [Stevenson] that the book was the only one in which his seafaring grandfather had ever taken any pleasure and that he reread it on his deathbed with infinite satisfaction. Jack London, in so many ways RLS’s true spiritual heir, declared: ‘His Treasure Island will be a classic to go down with Robinson Crusoe, Through the Looking Glass and The Jungle Books’’’ (Frank McLynn, Robert Louis Stevenson, p. 203). Beinecke 240-241. Gumuchian 5443. Morgan Library, Early Children’s Books and Their Illustration, 206. Osborne Collection II, p. 1030. Prideaux 11. HBS 67099. $25,000. Bookseller Inventory # 67099

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Item Description: Cassell & Co., London, 1883. Hard Back. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dj. 1st Edition. 1st Issue. 30 x 130 x 200 Mm. brown buckram, slight rub to head & foot of spine, inscript to ffep. frontis with tissue guard, light foxing to first few pages, 292pp, plus adds, dated july 1883, (5G-783), "Dead Man’s Chest" is not capitalized on p 2 and 7, the font of the number 2 in the pagination varies in size, the 7 in p 127 is larger & bolder, p40 has, rain instead of vain, the period is missing from line 20 of p 178, following the word opportunity, worst is mispelled as worse in the third line of p 197 -----Advertisements---4--pages-dated " 5 G-783 "- This copy bears a dedication " Edward U Wellby--with his Aunt's & Uncle's love-- Clapham Common- Xmas 1883." and also has on the inside of the cover the book plate of Mr.Edward Welby" EW"----Original black coated endpapers-- --paper flaw to the lower blank margin of L3 ( pages 165-1966--- 167-168--- 169-170--- 171-172. . No Foxing in text- very compact. Bookseller Inventory # 0044519

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STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS

Published by London Cassell 1883 (1883)

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Item Description: London Cassell 1883, 1883. First Edition. Original publisherÕs blue gilt-stamped cloth, hinges slightly starting, some cocking, some rubbing, some slight fraying at top and bottom of spine, overall very good. With the following points: "Dead ManÕs Chest" is uncapitalized on pages 2 and 7; with "rain" for "vain" in the last line of page 40; the letter "a" is not present in 6th line of page 63; the "8" is present in the pagination on page 83; the number "7" is lacking completely from the pagination number on page 127 (it is likely that the copies with the Ò7Ó lacking completely precede those copies with the handstamped Ò7Ó); the period is lacking following "opportunity" in the 20th line of page 178; with "worse" for "worst" in the 3rd line of page 197. the 8 pages of advertisements are the October ads "dated 5R-1083". The book was published on November 14, 1883 and October ads, were likely used in the earliest binding. There are copies with July ads, which may have been used when the October ads were used up, and there are copies with December advertisements. The book was issued in six different cloth colors, for which there is no established (or even supposed) priority. The most famous pirate novel of all-time and one of the great landmarks of adventure fiction. Enclosed in a custom clamshell box. Bookseller Inventory # 9280J

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Item Description: Cassell & Company, London, 1883. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Robert Louis Stevenson on a laid in signature while he was on his estate "Vailima" in Samoa. This book has ALL this First Issue points including the 4 page publisher's list dated 1883, "Dead Man’s Chest" is NOT capitalized on pages 2 & 7, the number 2 on page 2 varies in size, the period is missing after the word "opportunity" on page 178, the word worst is misspelled as worse in the third line of page and the ORIGINAL map is present. A wonderful copy bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's cloth with minor wear to the spine and edges. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A sharp copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-12288660011

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by Cassell & Company, Limited, London (1883)

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Item Description: Cassell & Company, Limited, London, 1883. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. This TRUE FIRST EDITION has the First Issue points "4 page publisher's list dated 1883", "Dead Man’s Chest" is NOT capitalized on pages 2 & 7", "the number 2 on page 2 varies in size", "the period is missing after the word "opportunity" on page 178", "the word worst is misspelled as worse in the third line of page" and "the ORIGINAL map is present" This book is bound in the original blue cloth and has benefitted from professional restoration. The end result is a beautiful copy that is rich in color. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with some discoloration to a few pages but NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy with a custom acetate dustjacket to protect the book. We buy Stevenson First Editions. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-8784810068

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DULAC, Edmund; STEVENSON, Robert Louis

Published by Benn (1927)

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Item Description: Benn, 1927. First edition, Edition de Luxe. Number 4 of only 50 copies, signed by Edmund Dulac. Publisher's creamy vellum with leather title label. Top edge gilt. A very good copy indeed, vellum a little bowed with a couple of minor marks. Page edges slightly browned and some foxing to the preliminaries and occasionally to a plate mount. Twelve colour plates and numerous black and white drawings in the text. The tiny print run makes this one of the rarest of all the illustrated gift books. The illustrations for this book mark a new departure in Dulac's work. He enters a phase of greens and blues, views the scenes from above and afar. Hughey says, "The detailing and design of the pictures present some of Dulac's most careful and superb painting." In fact, the watercolours he produced for this book were his own favourites. Bookseller Inventory # 29794

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by Cassell & Company, Limited, London (1883)

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Item Description: Cassell & Company, Limited, London, 1883. Book Condition: Very Good +. First edition. Octavo (pages 191 x 124 mm): viii, 292, [4 pgs. advertisements dated "5R-10.83"]. Frontispiece map of Treasure Island printed in four colors and original tissue guard intact. With first issue points: "dead man's chest" is not capitalized on pgs. 2 and 7; "rain" for "vain" in the last line of pg. 40; the "a" is not present in line 6 of pg. 63; the "8" is present in the pagination on pg. 83, which is generally lacking; the "7" is lacking in the pagination on pg. 127 (some copies have bold-stamped "7"); the period is lacking following "opportunity" in line 20 of pg. 178; "worse" for "worst" in line 3 of pg. 197; and "Treasure Island" is listed as having 304 pages on pg. 2 of the publisher's advertisements.Original light-green cloth with covers ruled in blind and spine lettered in gilt. Original black-coated endpapers with Maggs description tipped in (and two previous descriptions torn off with small paper stubs left behind). Corners a bit bumped and ink mark on front board. Rear hinge intact, front hinge likely repaired at an early date. On the whole an attractive copy that has been well-preserved in an early clamshell case. Contemporary owner's name, dated Dec. 10, 1883, on the verso of the front end paper, less than a month after the publication date, Nov. 14, 1883. With the morocco bookplate of Josiah Kirby Lilly (Jr.), President of Eli Lilly and Company, noted book collector and founder of the University of Indiana's Lilly Library.The most famous pirate tale ever written and the prototype for adventure novels: "Treasure Island established itself as a classic, drawing plaudits from the widest range of literary sensibilities. In 1890 W.B. Yeats wrote to tell [Stevenson] that the book was the only one in which his seafaring grandfather had ever taken any pleasure and that he reread it on his deathbed with infinite satisfaction. Jack London, in so many ways RLS's true spiritual heir, declared 'His Treasure Island will be a classic to go down with Robinson Crusoe, Through the Looking Glass and The Jungle Books'" (Frank McLynn, Robert Louis Stevenson, pg. 203) Beinecke 240-241. Gumuchian 5443. Morgan Library, Early Children's Books and Their Illustrations, 206. Osborne Collection II, pg. 1030. Prideaux 11. Princeton 22. Very Good +. Bookseller Inventory # 835

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by Cassell & Company, London (1883)

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Item Description: Cassell & Company, London, 1883. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition. This book has the 4 page publisher's list and the ORIGINAL map present. This copy is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's Red cloth with some darkening to the spine and rubbing to the boards. The binding is tight and the endpapers are original. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A collectable copy of this scarce First Edition with a custom acetate dustjacket to protect the book. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-12288660262

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by Cassell & Company, Limited, London (1883)

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Item Description: Cassell & Company, Limited, London, 1883. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 8vo. Pp, viii, 292. Map frontispiece. 4 page publisher's list dated July 1883 (5G-783) Original brick brown cloth ruled blind and lettered gilt on spine. Spine a little darkened and hinges and other extremities rubbed. Some soiling to boards. Slight fraying top and bottom of spine. Spine leaning. Very dark green (or are they black?) coated endpapers. Front inner hinge with 3 inch crack from the bottom. Back inner hinge cleanly cracked from top to bottom. Points of significance: Capitals not used for " dead man's chest" on pages 2 and 7. The "v" in vain, last line page 40, only partially printed. The "a" missing from the phrase "at a glance" on page63. Page 127 reads 12, but there is no correction. The full stop is lacking from line 20 on page 178. Miss-print on line 3, page 197, (worse for worst). A far from contemptible copy and one of the greatest products of a Scottish mind and sensibility. Bookseller Inventory # 02362

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STEVENSON, Robert Louis

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Item Description: London Cassell & Company, 1883. The First Edition of Treasure Island STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Treasure Island. London: Cassell & Company, 1883. First edition, with early issue points: "Dead Man’s Chest" is not capitalized on pp. 2 and 7; with "rain" for "vain" in the last line of p. 40; the "a" is not present in line 6 of p. 63; the "8" is present in the pagination on p. 83; the "7" is bolder and larger than the other figures in the pagination on p. 127; the period is lacking following "opportunity" in line 20 of p. 178; with "worse" for "worst" in line 3 of p. 197; and Treasure Island is listed as having 304 pages on p. 2 of the publisher’s advertisements. Octavo (7 1/2 x 4 7/8 inches; 191 x 124 mm). viii, 292,[8 pp. advertisements, "dated 5R-12.83."] pp. Frontispiece map of Treasure Island, printed in four colors and has the original tissue guard. Original crimson diagonal fine-ribbed cloth with covers ruled in blind and spine lettered in gilt. Original black coated endpapers. Corners a bit bumped and binding just slightly skewed. Spine a bit darkened and gilt lightly rubbed. Occasional minor foxing to first three leaves, and other bits of spotting throughout, mainly to page 115. End papers with a few spots. Previous owner's small ink signature on front free endpaper. Overall a very good copy. Housed in a full morocco clamshell case. "Treasure Island established itself as a classic, drawing plaudits from the widest range of literary sensibilities. In 1890 W.B. Yeats wrote to tell [Stevenson] that the book was the only one in which his seafaring grandfather had ever taken any pleasure and that he reread it on his deathbed with infinite satisfaction. Jack London, in so many ways RLS’s true spiritual heir, declared: ‘His Treasure Island will be a classic to go down with Robinson Crusoe, Through the Looking Glass and The Jungle Books’’’ (Frank McLynn, Robert Louis Stevenson, p. 203). Beinecke 240-241. Gumuchian 5443. Morgan Library, Early Children’s Books and Their Illustration, 206. Osborne Collection II, p. 1030. Prideaux 11. Princeton 22. HBS 66109. $7,500. Bookseller Inventory # 66109

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Item Description: Cassell & Company, 1883. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing with the following First Issue points "ads dated 1883" "Dead Man's Chest" is not capitalized on page 2 and on page 7, on page 40, has "rain" instead of "vain" the 7 on page 127 number is larger, the period is missing after the word opportunity, and "worst" is mispelled as "worse" in the third line of p 197. This book is bound in the original blue cloth with some restoration. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the spine. The pages are clean with the original black endpapers. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11491189806

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by Cassell & Company, Limited,, London (1883)

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Item Description: Cassell & Company, Limited,, London, 1883. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good +. 1st Edition. First edition. Octavo, 292, [4 pgs. advertisements to the rear dated "5R-10.83"]. Frontispiece map of Treasure Island printed in four colours with original tissue guard present. Neat contemporary owner's christian name, dated 1883, to the front end paper no bookplates or other marks tight clean pages. With first issue points: 'Dead Man's Chest' not capitalised on pp. 2 & 7; lacks 'a' before glance on p. 63 line 6; p. 178 line 20 without full stop after opportunity; 'worse' for 'worst' on p. 197, line 3; black end papers, original. green cloth, spine. the entire Re -tightened. Bookseller Inventory # 003558

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STEVENSON, Robert Louis

Published by London Cassell & Company (1883)

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Item Description: London Cassell & Company, 1883. The First Edition, First Issue of "Treasure Island" STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Treasure Island. London: Cassell & Company, 1883. First edition, first issue. Octavo (7 x 4 5/8 inches; 178 x 116 mm). viii, 292 pp. plus 4 pp. advertisements, "dated 5G-783" (the advertisements do not list Treasure Island). With the following early issue points: "Dead Man’s Chest" is not capitalized on pp. 2 and 7; with "rain" for "vain" in the last line of p. 40; the "a" is not present in line 6 of p. 63; the "8" is present in the pagination on p. 83; the "7" is missing from the pagination on p. 127; the period is lacking following "opportunity" in line 20 of p. 178; with "worse" for "worst" in line 3 of p. 197. Frontispiece map of Treasure Island printed in three colors. Handsomely bound by Bayntun-Riviére is full navy morocco with gilt fillet borders, spine compartments paneled stamped and lettered in gilt. Gilt board edges, turn-ins with gilt fillet rules ties by foliate corner pieces, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With the original red cloth covers and spine bound in at the end. A very attractive presentation of this perennial adventure favorite. "Treasure Island established itself as a classic, drawing plaudits from the widest range of literary sensibilities. In 1890 W.B. Yeats wrote to tell [Stevenson] that the book was the only one in which his seafaring grandfather had ever taken any pleasure and that he reread it on his deathbed with infinite satisfaction. Jack London, in so many ways RLS’s true spiritual heir, declared: ‘His Treasure Island will be a classic to go down with Robinson Crusoe, Through the Looking Glass and The Jungle Books’’’ (Frank McLynn, Robert Louis Stevenson, p. 203). Beinecke 240-241. Gumuchian 5443. Morgan Library, Early Children’s Books and Their Illustration, 206. Osborne Collection II, p. 1030. Prideaux 11. HBS 66096. $5,000. Bookseller Inventory # 66096

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by Cassell & Company Ltd, London (1883)

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Item Description: Cassell & Company Ltd, London, 1883. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. The book is bound in the original olive cloth, which is quite marked, bumped, rubbed and creased, it has been neatly re-cased and partially re-sewn, with new endpapers inserted. The text block is slightly age toned, foxed and marked, one page of the catalogue to the rear has been torn and half of it has gone missing, there is a name and address in a childish hand to the half title page. The text has the following issue points, catalogue to the rear dated 5R-1283, with Treasure Island noted, but incorrectly listed as having 304 pages, "dead man's chest" not capitalised on pages 2 & 7, "rain" rather than vain on the last line of page 40, "a" missing from line 6 of page 63, "8" present in the pagination of page 83, "7" in the pagination of page 127 is in a larger font, the full stop is lacking after "opportunity" on page 178 and on line 3 of page 197 it reads "worse" rather than worst. A reasonable copy overall, albeit well loved and slightly shabby. Bookseller Inventory # 001940

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STEVENSON (Robert Louis)

Published by Cassell & Company Ltd, London (1885)

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Item Description: Cassell & Company Ltd, London, 1885. First UK illustrated Edition. With a map frontispiece, illustrated title page and 25 full-page illustrations. 8vo. Newly bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full crimson morocco, the covers with a gilt fillet border enclosing a decorative gilt panel, the spine lettered and dated in gilt with one line panels and tooled bands, hand-marbled endleaves, gilt edges. Original cover bound in at the end. Bookseller Inventory # 3831

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by Cassell, London (1895)

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Item Description: Cassell, London, 1895. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Illustrated (illustrator). Early Reprint. 8vo. London: Cassell, 1895. Early reprint, fifty-seventh thousand. Illustrated edition. 8vo. Decorative blue cloth with illustration of pirates fighting. Blue topstaining. 292 pages plus adverts at the rear. Frontispiece map of Treasure Island in 4 colors. Protective tissue. Full-page engraved title vignette. Engraved title page with ship illustration. Decorated endpapers. Illustrated with 25 lovely black and white plates. Contents include: The old buccaneer - The old sea dog at the Admiral Benbow - Black dog appears and disappears - The black spot - The sea chest - The last of the blind man - The captain's papers - The sea cook - I go to Bristol - At the sign of the spy-glass - Powder and arms - The voyage - What i heard in the apple barrel - Council of war - My shore adventure - How my shore adventure began - The first blow - The man of the island - The stockade - Narrative continued by the doctor : how the ship was abandoned - The jolly boat's last trip - End of the first day's fighting - Silver's embassy - The attack - My sea adventure - How i began my sea adventure - The Ebb-tide runs - The cruise of the Coracle - I strike the Jolly Roger - Israel hands - Pieces of eight - Captain silver - In the enemy's camp - The black spot again - On parole - The treasure hunt - Slint's pointer - The voice among the trees - The fall of a chieftan & And last. Binding is in very good condition with minor scuffing to the corners of boards and a little rubbing to the top and tale of the spine. Spine faded. Minor foxing to a few pages. Very good. 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 017054

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by Grosset & Dunlap N.D., New York

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Item Description: Grosset & Dunlap N.D., New York. Hardcover. First Edition Thus. Very Good in a Very Good- dust jacket. Sunning to jacket at spine. Small chip to jacket crown at spine. Small tear to boards at spine crown. Edgewear to jacket. Green boards. Circa 1934, with first few pages containing images from 1934 MGM film production, starring Jackie Cooper and Wallace Beery. The first sound film version. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 69252

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Sarg, Tony & Carroll, Lewis & Stevenson, Robert Louis & Irving, Washington

Published by B. F. Jay (1942)

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Item Description: B. F. Jay, 1942. First Edition. TONY SARG'S TREASURE BOOK, B. F. Jay, 1942, first edition, a fine copy in a vg example of the publishers original box with full color pictorial lid with some wear and tear. This copy has both turning wheels and their subsequent actions working and in fine order, has the fishnet in fine condition across the front cover cut out; working Alice's head moveable; The Queens invitation to play croquet; working Mad Hatter tipping his hat; the black spot; working moveable apples in the barrel; all three jewels in the net; the fish and fish line; and the American flag which fits just above George Washington's portrait. It is missing the balloon which appears to be non-existent in all games and also the Treasure Island map. All in all, a stellar example of this toy book. Retells the tales of ALICE IN WONDERLAND, TREASURE ISLAND & RIP VAN WINKLE with full color Sarg illustrations on every page. Bookseller Inventory # 08197

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DULAC] STEVENSON, Robert, Louis (1850-1894).

Published by London: Ernest Benn 1927. (1927)

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Item Description: London: Ernest Benn 1927., 1927. Illustrated classic. First Dulac Edition. Quarto, pp.xiv; 15-256. Contains 12, full page, colour illustrations by Edmund Dulac, including frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth variant (a brown buckram binding was also produced), with titles and trim in black. Minor edgewear, backstrip sunned, commemorative Robert Louis Stevenson 'copyright' postage stamp to pastedown. A clean, near fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 41685

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Kingsley, Charles (Robert Louis Stevenson)

Published by Macmillan (1871)

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Item Description: Macmillan, 1871. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Kingsley, Charles. AT LAST: A Christmas In The West Indes. With Illustrations. London: Macmillan, 1871. Two Volumes. First Edition. A FINE set, bright and sharp, of Kingsley's tale of Trinidad which served, by Robert Louis Stevenson's own account, as the source book for TREASURE ISLAND. The inner hinges of the first volume are a tiny bit tender else a truly superior example. Attractive Victorian "Sundial" Bookplate of Edward D. Page in both volumes. Wolff 3806. Bookseller Inventory # 001555

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by Charles E. Brown (1890)

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Item Description: Charles E. Brown, 1890. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. no date but from late 19th c small book w/ tan boards and silver border. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-8733158958

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STEVENSON,ROBERT LOUIS

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Item Description: STEVENSON,ROBERT LOUIS. TREASURE ISLAND. Philadelphia: Anderson Books 1930 (1930). 4to (7 1/4 x 10 1/4"), pictorial buckram, 240p., FINE IN SLIP CASE (flaps repaired). First edition and No. 1 of the Anderson Books. Illustrated by LYLE JUSTIS with a profusion of lightly hand- colored drawings all throughout the text. LAID IN IS AN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR OF DANIEL BOONE BY JUSTIS AND A 5 PAGE HANDWRITTEN LETTER BY JUSTIS TO HIS PARENTS. The art measuresis 4 1/2 x 6". The letter to his parents details Justis' trip to England via ship. He mentions meeting "a young Philadelphian artist named Henry Pitz". In describing the people aboard ship he writes: "First class was composed mainly of new rich Jews with ornately new baggage and uneasiness of new surroundings. Second was a more sedate and settled group and third was the class of the ship - young college chaps, artists, writers, musicians and show girls." This is a special copy of a lovely edition of this classic novel. Bookseller Inventory # 5238

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Robert Louis Stevenson

Published by George H. Doran Co., New York

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Item Description: George H. Doran Co., New York. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Collectible; Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Edmund Dulac (illustrator). First Thus. 1st American edition of the Edward Dulac-illustrated edition, c. 1927. IN THE UNCOMMON --AND LOVELY-- ORIGINAL DECO DUSTJACKET. VG+ in its dark green cloth, with bright gilt-lettering to the front panel and spine. And in a crisp, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with very light creasing along the panel edges and light chipping at the spine crown. Tall octavo, 287 pgs. 12 beautiful tipped-in full-color Edmund Dulac illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # 7770

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STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS.

Published by Boston: Roberts Bros., 1884 (1884)

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Item Description: Boston: Roberts Bros., 1884, 1884. First American Edition; first illustrated edition. PublisherÕs decorated brown cloth (the book was issued in various colors); cloth quite worn at the top of the spine and back panel, else very good. Bookseller Inventory # 32075

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Dulac, illus.] Stevenson Robert Louis

Published by New York George H. Doran [1927] (1927)

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Item Description: New York George H. Doran [1927], 1927. First edition. With 12 beautiful tipped-in color plates and additional line drawings throughout by Edmund Dulac. Large 8vo, publisher's original forest green cloth, gilt lettered on spine, ship design in blind on upper cover with decorative gilt lettering, palm motif endpapers. This copy with much of the very scarce original dustjacket still included. 287 pp. A handsome copy, the green cloth fresh and unfaded with only a bit of evidence of gentle shelving at the tips or edges, internally clean, 11 of the 12 plates very fresh and fine, one plate a bit creased, another plate is tipped in off center, though evenly positioned. The rare dustjacket, seldom encountered, is largely complete though it lacks its spine panel and has wear along the edges and folds. FIRST EDITION AND A VERY uncommon Dulac title, ESPECIALLY WITH EVEN ANY REMNANT OF THE JACKET PRESENT. This, the first U.S. edition has an extra drawing not in the U.K. issue. One of Dulac's liveliest books, and one of the world’s great stories. A perfect marriage of author and illustrator. Stevenson's great adventure at sea is a must-read book for boys of every generation and Dulac has made this edition truly one of the choicest. Bookseller Inventory # 26341

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STEVENSON, Robert Louis

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York (1911)

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Item Description: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1911. Hardcover. Royal octavo. original black cloth, pictorial label affixed to front cover, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. The first book in this famous series. Wyeth's vision of Stevenson's Treasure Island is perhaps as fine an example as exists in all of popular literaure of the marriage between text and illustration. [Allen p. 218. Dykes 315]. A little rubbing of paper plate and spine, endpapers opening at gutter, slight occasional foxing, else fine First edition, first issue with printed tissue guards. Bookseller Inventory # 31870

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Stevenson, Robert Louis

Published by Ernest Benn Limited (1927)

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Item Description: Ernest Benn Limited, 1927. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Dulac, Edmund (illustrator). First edition. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Beige cloth with gilt title on green label to spine and gilt border to front cover. 12 colour plates, b/w head and tail pieces. 255 pages. Spine and corners worn, split to base of spine and spine sunned. Faint mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small stamp to the rear of the half title page which says 'R.L. Stevenson - copyright' One page has an 8cm closed tear near the margin. One plate does have a mark to the back (possibly foxing) but the plate itself isn't marked. Frontis is detached and slightly ragged at edges. Foxing and some grubby fingermarks to contents. [R]. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 1309772

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STEVENSON, Robert Louis

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons (1911)

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Item Description: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition, first issue (so stated, published September, 1911 and with Scribner seal). 9 1/2" x 7 1/4". Illustrated with color title page and 14 full page color plates; pictorial endpapers; color plate on front cover. Original gilt stamped black cloth, t.e.g. No dust jacket. Good (rear inner hinge cracking). 273 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Allen, page 218. On contents page - page 123 is misprinted as 23 in the first issue. Bookseller Inventory # 308911

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Robert Louis Stevenson

Published by Cassell & Company (1886)

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Item Description: Cassell & Company, 1886. Fine Binding. Book Condition: Good. First Illustrated Edition. Published by Cassell & Company, 1886. An early illustrated edition. Twenty-First Thousand. 292 pages plus 20 pages of ads at the rear. 25 wonderful illustrations including the tissue-gaurded frontis. Recently rebound (green leather spine and blue and gree leather boards with gilt decoration and blind tooling, black enpapers (see photos). - - - CONDITION : The binding is recent so is in good condition - the book itself is tight and square with all contents present. Pages are good throughout with just some light foxing to a few of the pages but most are free from this, perhaps the odd thumb mark to the margins as well. Overall a handsome book and a lovely early illustrated edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000432

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