Illustrated Edition. Fifteenth thousand.London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1886 Stock Code: 146964
First illustrated UK edition, second impression (a year after the first). Stevenson's classic was originally serialized in the magazine Young Folks between October 1881 and January 1882, and published in book form the following year. The first US edition, issued by Roberts Bros. in 1884, was also illustrated, but contained four plates only.
Octavo. Original red cloth, spine and covers lettered and decorated in black and gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, yellow surface-paper endpapers.
Colour map frontispiece with tissue guard, engraved additional title, 25 engraved plates after F. T. Merrill and others.
Spine lightly sunned, else bright and fresh, an excellent copy.
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