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STEVENSON, Robert Louis.

The Works.

New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901 Stock Code: 102346
£5,000.00

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A handsomely bound set of the Thistle Edition, containing the author's novels, satirical sketches and letters.

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Description

24 volumes, octavo (202 x 140 mm). Finely bound in contemporary brown full levant morocco by Stikeman & Co, spines gilt in compartments with central thistle tools, titles gilt direct, boards elaborately panelled in gilt, top edges gilt, turn-ins ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers, title pages in red and black.

Illustrations

Frontispieces with captioned tissue guards, fourteen plates, folding map and four-page facsimile letter to Henry James.

Condition

Edges of free endpapers slightly tanned, very faint dampstaining affecting the margins and occasionally text of Volumes 6, 10, 13, 14 and 20, small smudge to fore margin of one middle leaf in Volume 12. Overall a bright set in excellent condition.

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