Lot 424: Robert Louis Stevenson Kidnapped First Edition

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PBA Galleries

2015-06-29 14:08:47

Lot 424: Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis. Title: Kidnapped. Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751. . Place Published: (London). Publisher: Cassell & Company. Date Published: 1886. Description: viii, 311 + (15) ad pp. Half-title. Folding, color frontispiece map. (8vo) original red cloth, spine gilt-lettered, black endpapers. First Edition, First Issue. First issue with ads dated "5G. 4. 86" and "5B. 4. 86"; "business" on p. 40, line 11; "nine o'clock" on p. 64, line 1; "Long Islands" on p. 101, lines 9-10. Prideaux 18; Beinecke 378. Spine leaning, binding detached from page block at verso of front free endpaper, light wear to cloth; previous owner's ink name and penciled note on half title; good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $250-350
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