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STEVENSON, Robert Louis.

Rare books by Robert Louis Stevenson, including first editions, signed and finely bound copies of Treasure Island, and handsome sets of his collected works.

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  1. An Inland Voyage.
    First edition of Stevenson's first book, a travelogue about a canoeing trip through France and Belgium in 1876, and a pioneering work of outdoor literature. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 107691

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  2. Autograph letter signed to Horatio F. Browne containing an original poem.
    Autograph letter signed, incorporating an original poem in alcaics, "Brave lads in olden centuries". During 1880 Stevenson began suffering from a serious illness of the lungs. Two winters were spent, on medical advice, at Davos, a dismal health resort in the Swiss Alps, where the only high spot was friendship with John Addington... Learn More
    £9,500

    Stock Code: 79656

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  3. Treasure Island.
    First edition, first impression, with the following points: "dead man's chest" not capitalised on pages 2 or 7; the first letter of "vain" broken in the last line, page 40; the "a" not present in line 6, page 63; the "8" dropped from the pagination on page 83; the "7" overstamped in the pagination on page 127; the full stop... Learn More
    £9,750

    Stock Code: 107122

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  4. Treasure Island.

    Treasure Island.

    London, Paris & New York: 1883

    First edition, first issue of Stevenson's classic adventure tale, with the following points: "dead man's chest" not capitalized on pages 2 or 7; the first letter of "vain" broken in the last line, page 40; the "a" not present in line 6, page 63; the "8" dropped from the pagination on page 83; the "7" overstamped in the pagination... Learn More
    £10,000

    Stock Code: 59688

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  5. A Child's Garden of Verses.
    First edition, first impression. One of 1,000 copies published. From the library of the bibliographer of Dickens and Trollope, Walter E. Smith, with his pencilled ownership inscription to the first blank recto. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 109762

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  6. A Child's Garden of Verses.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 98132

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  7. A Child's Garden of Verses.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 35843

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  8. Kidnapped.
    First edition, first issue; Maurice Baring's copy, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. The first issue was also bound in green, blue and gilt-stamped red cloth, with no apparent priority. The first issue has "business" on p. 40, "nine o'clock" on p. 64 and "Long Islands" on p. 101, and publisher's advertisements dated... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 108459

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  9. Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers.
    Second edition, large paper issue. One of just 50 numbered copies printed on the handmade paper signed on behalf of the printer "R & R Clark". Originally published in 1881, the first edition seemingly sold poorly. Chatto went ahead nevertheless with this nicely produced edition, copies of which do not surface frequently.... Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 29558

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  10. Autograph working manuscript.
    A working manuscript, beginning with a dialogue sketch from Catriona, the 1893 sequel to Kidnapped (1886). What follows are about 16 lines of unpublished poetry, in part: I am come from a land of heath and driving rain / A rusty scornful land, and the folk therein / Brown and sharp in the face; and the wind forever blowing... Learn More
    £6,500

    Stock Code: 68722

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  11. Island Nights' Entertainments.
    First UK edition, first issue with the price facing the half title altered in ink; originally published in the US five days earlier. An attractive example of the original cloth. Learn More
    £325

    Stock Code: 112698

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  12. The Works.
    The Edinburgh Edition, known for the high quality of its printing and paper. One of a limited edition of 1035 numbered sets initialled by the publisher on the limitation page. Complete with the concluding two volumes of Stevensoniana issued in 1903 and 1917, often lacking. Learn More
    £5,950

    Stock Code: 68542

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  13. A Child's Garden of Verses.
    £325

    Stock Code: 51520

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  14. The Black Arrow:
    First N.C. Wyeth illustrated edition. Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 99285

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  15. The Works, Vailima Edition.
    Vailima edition, one of 1,030 numbered sets for the United States (this no. 714), out of a total edition of 2,090 sets. A handsomely bound set. Learn More
    £5,750

    Stock Code: 101114

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  16. 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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  17. 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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