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STEVENSON, Robert Louis.

Rare books by Robert Louis Stevenson, including first editions, signed and finely bound copies of Treasure Island, and handsome sets of his collected works.

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  1. An Inland Voyage
    First edition of Stevenson's first book, a travelogue about a canoeing trip through France and Belgium in 1876, and a pioneering work of outdoor literature. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 107691

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  2. 110765
    First edition in a fine Zaehnsdorf binding. With the (slightly faded) spine panel of the first issue binding bound in at rear, the last line of which reads "C. Kegan Paul & Co." (changed to "Kegan Paul. Trench, & Co." in second issue copies). Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 110765

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  3. 107694
    First edition. A handsomely bound copy. Learn More
    £950

    Stock Code: 107694

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  4. 117506
    First edition, first impression, with the following points: "dead man's chest" not capitalised on pages 2 or 7; the first letter of "vain" broken in the last line, page 40; the "a" not present in line 6, page 63; the "7" overstamped in the pagination on page 127; the full stop not present following "opportunity" in line... Learn More
    £6,500

    Stock Code: 117506

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  5. Treasure Island.
    First edition, first impression, with the following points: "dead man's chest" not capitalised on pages 2 or 7; the first letter of "vain" broken in the last line, page 40; the "a" not present in line 6, page 63; the "8" dropped from the pagination on page 83; the "7" overstamped in the pagination on page 127; the full stop... Learn More
    £9,750

    Stock Code: 107122

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  6. 110748
    First edition, first issue with "his" omitted on the last but one line p. 140. Bound without the publisher's adverts. With the spine and front panel of the original cloth bound in at rear. Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 110748

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  7. 121961comp
    First edition, second printing with title page erroneously stating "Second Edition". This copy is inscribed by the author's mother, Margaret Isabella Stevenson, "Norman Tennant, with love from M. I. Stevenson May 1886". Tennant's ownership stamp is found below. Margaret was also the subject of a poem in this collection,... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 121961

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  8. 122615
    First edition, one of 1,000 copies published. From the library of English literary journalist and author Charles Whibley whose half-brother Fred had a curious link to Stevenson. A copra trader in Tuvalu, he married a local woman called Meri Matavaka. Meri's previous avaga (married one) had been Jack Buckland, whom Stevenson... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 122615

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  9. A Child's Garden of Verses.
    First edition, first impression. One of 1,000 copies published. From the library of the bibliographer of Dickens and Trollope, Walter E. Smith, with his pencilled ownership inscription to the first blank recto. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 109762

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  10. 116739
    First edition, first issue. The first issue was also bound in green, red and gilt-stamped cloth, with no apparent priority. The first issue has "business" on p. 40, "nine o'clock" on p. 64 and "Long Islands" on p. 101, and publisher's advertisements dated 5G.4.86 & 5B.4.86 (7.86 in the second issue). Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 116739

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  11. 110770
    First edition, first impression, in a fine Zaehnsdorf binding. With the spine panel of the original binding bound in at rear. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 110770

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  12. 110822
    First trade edition of the author's defense of the Belgian missionary, published two months after two privately printed editions. With the original wrappers bound in. One of 1,000 copies printed. Father Damien first appeared as a privately printed edition of 25 copies published in Sydney, followed by another privately printed... Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 110822

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  13. Autograph working manuscript.
    A working manuscript, beginning with a dialogue sketch from Catriona, the 1893 sequel to Kidnapped (1886). What follows are about 16 lines of unpublished poetry, in part: "I am come from a land of heath and driving rain / A rusty scornful land, and the folk therein / Brown and sharp in the face; and the wind forever blowing... Learn More
    £6,500

    Stock Code: 68722

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  14. 110773
    First edition in a fine Zaehnsdorf binding. With the spine panel of the original binding bound in at rear. Across the Plains was simultaneously published in the US. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 110773

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  15. 110777
    First edition. With the spine panel of the original binding bound in at rear. Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 110777

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  16. 110752
    First UK edition, published five days after the US edition. Bound without the publisher's advertisements. With the front panel and spine of the original binding bound in at rear. Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 110752

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  17. 110776
    First edition in a fine Zaehnsdorf binding. Bound without the publisher's ads. With the spine panel of the original binding bound in at rear. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 110776

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  18. 110780
    First UK edition in a fine Zaehnsdorf binding. With the spine panel of the original binding bound in at rear. Originally published in the US the preceding year. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 110780

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  19. 122918
    First Mosher edition, number 20 of 100 copies printed on japon paper, with an additional 925 copies printed on Van Gelder paper. The printer, Thomas Mosher, was a major contributor to the American private press movement. A finely printed and bound copy, which was first published in 1887. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 122918

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  20. The Works.
    A handsomely bound set of the Thistle Edition, containing the author's novels, satirical sketches and letters. Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 102346

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  21. 110782
    First UK edition in a fine Zaehnsdorf binding. With the spine panel of the original binding bound in at rear. Originally published in the US the preceding year. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 110782

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  22. 116951
    First edition in a fine binding by Zaehnsdorf. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 116951

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  23. The Novels and Tales.
    A handsomely bound set of Stevenson's works. Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 114134

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  24. The Works, Vailima Edition.
    Vailima edition, number 714 of 1,030 numbered sets for the United States, out of a total edition of 2,090 sets. Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 48444

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  25. 128620
    First edition of this collection of six of Stevenson's novels, comprising The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, New Arabian Nights, The Dynamiter, The Merry Men, Tales and Fantasies, Island Nights' Entertainments. This copy is from the publisher's archive, with their stamp to front pastedown and front panel. Learn More
    £60

    Stock Code: 128620

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  26. 128622
    First edition of this collection of six of Stevenson's novels, comprising The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, New Arabian Nights, The Dynamiter, The Merry Men, Tales and Fantasies, Island Nights' Entertainments. This copy is from the publisher's archive, with their neat archival notations to the dust jacket. Learn More
    £65

    Stock Code: 128622

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  27. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories.
    A handsome leather bound volume of this classic novel which was first published in 1886. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 98367

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