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139
Stevenson, Robert Louis
KIDNAPPED. BEING MEMOIRS OF THE ADVENTURES OF DAVID BALFOUR IN THE YEAR 1751. CASSELL & COMPANY, LIMITED, 1886
Estimate
4,0006,000
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139
Stevenson, Robert Louis
KIDNAPPED. BEING MEMOIRS OF THE ADVENTURES OF DAVID BALFOUR IN THE YEAR 1751. CASSELL & COMPANY, LIMITED, 1886
Estimate
4,0006,000
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Stevenson, Robert Louis
KIDNAPPED. BEING MEMOIRS OF THE ADVENTURES OF DAVID BALFOUR IN THE YEAR 1751. CASSELL & COMPANY, LIMITED, 1886
8vo, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (with "business" on p.40 line 11; "nine o'clock" on p.64, line 2; and "Long Islands" on p.101, lines 9-10), half-title, folding map, 1pp. publisher's advert for first illustrated edition of Treasure Island followed by 16pp. of further adverts (earlier state with "5.G.4.86" at foot of first page), later full black morocco by Sangorksi & Sutcliffe with map pattern in blind and gilt, title in gilt on spine, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers
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Literature

Osborne p.392; Prideaux 18

Catalogue Note

A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST PUBLISHED EDITION, preceded only by a few copies of a proof edition were printed in order to secure the copyright. The story was first serialised in Young Folks in the spring of 1886.

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