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ANTIQUARIAN BOOK

Treasure Island.

STEVENSON (Robert Louis).

STEVENSON (Robert Louis).

Treasure Island.

With 27 illustrations including colour frontispiece facsimile chart and additional engraved title-page after F. T. Merrill and others.

First UK Illustrated Edition. 8vo. [194 x 133 x 31 mm]. viii, 292, [18] pp. Bound in publisher's original red cloth, the covers blocked in black, the spine in black and gilt, yellow endleaves, untrimmed edges. (Headcaps slightly bumped, a few spots and a little discolouration). London: Cassell & Company, Limited., 1885

With the half-title and 18pp of advertisements opening with King Solomon's Mines. Occasional light spotting but a very good copy. First published in book form in 1883. The first US edition, issued by Roberts Bros. in 1884, was illustrated, but with only four plates. This 1885 London edition is regarded as the first fully illustrated edition.

Stock no. ebc5256

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