STEVENSON | Eight first editions, 1883-1900
A collection of eight first editions, comprising:
i) Treasure Island. Cassell, 1883. FIRST EDITION, frontispiece chart of island, 8pp. of ads dated 5G-783, p. 127 without “7”, navy cloth, spine gilt, glassine wrapper, black endpapers, collector’s folding box, inscription, light spotting; ii) Treasure Island. Cassell, 1883. FIRST EDITION, frontispiece chart of island, 8pp. of ads dated 5R-12.83, p. 127 without “7”, red cloth, spine gilt, black endpapers, Joseph T. P. Sullivan (bookplate), boards soiled, hinges starting; iii) Treasure Island. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1884. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, frontispiece map in red and black and 4 additional plates, 4pp. of publisher’s advertisements, brown cloth stamped in black, floral green endpapers, hinges starting, bumped; iv) Island Nights' Entertainment. Cassell & Company Limited, 1893. FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and black and white plates, sketch of beach in colour, blue cloth gilt, floral endpapers, collector's chemise and slipcase, hinges starting; v) Stevenson, R.L. and Osbourne, Lloyd. The Ebb-Tide. A Trio and a Quartet. Heinemann, 1894. FIRST EDITION, 20pp. of publisher’s advertisements at end, tan cloth stamped in black, browning, hinges starting, rubbed; vi) Stevenson, R.L. and Osbourne, Lloyd. The Ebb-Tide. A Trio and a Quartet. Heinemann, 1894. FIRST EDITION, 20pp. of publisher’s advertisements at end, olive-green cloth stamped in black, spotting, some offsetting, rubbed; vii) In the South Seas. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1896. FIRST EDITION, folding map, red cloth gilt, top edge gilt, spine sunned; viii) In the South Seas. Chatto and Windus, 1900. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, navy cloth, spine gilt, previous ownership inscription, light browning; all 8vo (8)
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