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STEVENSON, Robert Louis.

The Body-Snatcher.

Illustrated.

New York, The Merriam Company, 1895. Stock Code: 139699
£750.00
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Notes

First separate edition of Stevenson's gruesome tale, published here as part of Merriam's Violet Series. It first appeared in the Pall Mall Christmas "Extra", December 1884.

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Description

Small octavo. Original light purple cloth, titles to spine and front in dark purple.

Illustrations

With frontispiece and 3 illustrations.

Condition

Ownership stamp to front pastedown. Spine darkened with some loss to legibility of titles, light rubbing to ends and corners, a few minor marks to cloth, front hinge cracked but hold firm, otherwise internally sound and clean, very good condition.

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