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110752
STEVENSON, Robert Louis.

Island Nights' Entertainments....

Consisting of: The Beach of Falesá, The Bottle Imp, The Isle of Voices. With illustrations by Gordon Bronwe and W. Hatherell.

Availability: In stock

Published: London, Paris & Melbourne Cassell & Company Limited, 1893

Stock Code: 110752

£350
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

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.

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Description

Octavo (200 x 135 mm). Fine binding by Zaehnsdorf dated 1911 in dark green full calf, triple red morocco labels, raised bands, spine elaborately tooled in gilt, raised bands, small red medallion onlay to each compartment, sides with triple fillet border gilt and red morocco medallion with monogram RS enclosed within arabesqued lozenge centrepiece, top edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles, copper effect doublures, green endpapers.

Illustrations

Black and white frontispiece and 25 other plates, one colour map.

Condition

Spine and top edge of boards slightly faded. An excellent copy.

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