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The Workman Collection

Robert Louis Stevenson

Collection of Fiction including New Arabian Nights and the Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables

1882 - 1889

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The Workman Collection

Group of first editions by Robert Louis Stevenson.

  • Sold as a set of 8.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson (Scottish).


New Arabian Nights.

2 volumes.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1882.

Octavo.

First UK edition.

Bound in original green cloth, upper covers ornately lettered and stamped in black and brown, lower covers with flora device stamped in brown, spines gilt-lettered and ornately stamped in black and brown, floral pattered endpapers. 

Housed in custom clamshell case.


Memories & Portraits.

London: Chatto and Windus, 1887.

Octavo.

First UK edition.

Bound in original black cloth, beveled boards, spine gilt-lettered and top edge gilt.


The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1887.

Octavo.

First UK edition.

Bound in original blue cloth, upper cover and spine decoratively stamped in silver and black, spine gilt-lettered, floral endpapers.

House in custom slipcase.


The Wrong Box.

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1889.

Octavo.

First American edition.

Bound in original blue cloth with paper labels to upper cover printed in blue and black, spine gilt-lettered.


The Wrecker. London: Cassell & Company Limited, 1892.

Illustrated by William Hole (Scottish) and W.L. Metcalf (American).

Octavo.

First UK edition.

Bound in original blue cloth, spine gilt-lettered, bookseller's ticket to upper pastedown; some foxing to endpapers.


Catriona. A Sequel to “Kidnapped” Being Memoirs of the Further Adventures of David Balfour at Home and Abroad.

London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1893.

Octavo.

First UK edition.

Bound in original navy cloth boards, spine gilt-lettered with floral endpapers.

Housed in custom clamshell case.


Island Nights’ Entertainments.

Illustrations by Gordon Browne (English) and W. Hatherell (English).

London: Cassell & Company Limited, 1893.

First UK edition, first impression.


St. Ives: Being the Adventures of a French Prisoner in England.

London: William Heinemann, 1898.

First UK edition.

Bound in oiginal black cloth, cover and spine gilt-lettered.

Condition Report

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Like New

New Arabian Nights.

A few stray spots and stains.

Some light rubbing to extremities.

Corners just bumped. 


Memories & Portraits.

Text toned.

Endleaves foxed.


The Wrecker.

Bookseller's ticket to upper pastedown.

Some foxing to endpapers.

Very minor shelfwear.


Catriona.

Rear endpapers just cracked.


Island Nights’ Entertainments.

Some foxing to endpapers and toning throughout.

Extremities lightly rubbed.

Light foxing to endpapers.


St. Ives.

Slight rubbing to extremities.

Slightly cocked.

Feature(s)

First Edition

Language

English

Subject

Novels, English literature and history

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