STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS
Treasure Island. Cassell & Company, 1883
8vo, FIRST EDITION, EARLY ISSUE (deadman's chest without capitals; "worse" for "worst"; the period is dropped from line 20 of p.178; advertisements dated 5R-1283), half-title, chart frontispiece printed in four colours, original green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine, 8pp. of publisher's catalogue, black-coated endpapers, spotting, slightly skewed
“The finest tale of maritime adventure that has been told since Defoe produced his great romance” (Prideaux)
Harry Eaton Hart, bookplate
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