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Kidnapped. Being memoirs of the adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751.

Stevenson, Robert Louis.

Published by For the Members of The Limited Editions Club by the Pynson Printers, New York, 1938
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Limited edition of Stevenson's novel first published in 1886, written as a first person narrative whose full title says it all: "How [Balfour] was Kidnapped and Cast away; his Sufferings in a Desert Isle; his Journey in the Wild Highlands; his Acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all that he Suffered at the hands of his Uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, falsely so-called." This is no. 478 of 1500 copies designed and printed by Elmer Adler at The Pynson Printers in linotype Caslon on Hurlbut special paper, illustrated with => one double-page map and 40 color wood engravings in text by Hans Alexander Mueller, who signed the colophon. Christopher Morley (1890?1957) contributed the introduction. This handsome book was bound by Russell-Rutter Company in full brick-colored linen with a "silver"-stamped black leather spine label and brick red page edges; the slipcase is covered with blue and white patterned paper repeating sea scenes. Provenance: Bookplate, "Lamberton." Large 8vo (24.4 cm, 9.6"). xiv, [2], 236, [2] pp.; illus. Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club, 107. Binding as above, spine label (often lacking) present, in publisher's slipcase with minor shelf wear at the corners. A fine copy, in a good++ slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 30477

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Title: Kidnapped. Being memoirs of the adventures ...

Publisher: For the Members of The Limited Editions Club by the Pynson Printers, New York

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

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