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Bindings and library sets of rare books from Peter Harrington. From children's books to ancient literature, you'll find first editions, fine bindings and autographed sets across hundreds of authors.


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  1. 134634
    First UK edition, of Stevenson's unfinished novel, originally published in the US the preceding year, which was completed in 1898 by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 134634

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  2. The Works.
    The Biographical edition. A handsomely bound set of Stevenson's works including his popular children's novel Treasure Island. Learn More
    £2,100

    Stock Code: 115194

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

    Stock Code: 114134

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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