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Illustrated by Mead Schaeffer.

Published: London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1926?]

Stock code: 103878

Price: £200

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First UK edition with the Schaeffer illustrations, first impression; originally issued in America by Dodd, Mead, who commissioned a series of classic novels with Schaeffer as illustrator, including Moby Dick, Typee, The Count of Monte Cristo, and Les Misérables.

Square octavo. Original green cloth, gilt lettered spine, front cover lettered in black and with large pictorial gilt stamp, pictorial endpapers. 8 colour plates by Mead Schaeffer. Touch of foxing to edges of book block. A very nice copy.

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