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Stevenson Robert Louis

Published by London Cassell and Company 1883, 1883
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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 COLLECTORíS 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 Manís 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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Publisher: London Cassell and Company 1883

Publication Date: 1883

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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