Limited edition: Treasure Island by R. L. Stevenson
A good copy of the vellum limited edition copy of R. L. Stevenson’s popular Treasure Island. This copy has twelve tipped in colour illustrations by John Cameron plus black and white illustrations within the text. John Cameron was a popular illustrator who provided cover images for Treasure Island as well as illustrations for Arthur Conan Doyle books. The illustrations and contents are in a very clean and tidy condition.
Original decorative vellum which is rubbed and soiled. Tiny holes on the lower edge plus some damage to the bottom edge of the spine. Tiny red spot on cover. Darkened and rubbed spine. Top edge is gilt. Uncut other page ends. Green illustrated front free pages. Bookplate on the verso of the front free page by Robert Pollock Somerville Head, Head of Rochester, 4th Baronet (1884-1924). Contents are bright and free from foxing. Illustrations are bright with titled tissue guards. 6 x 9″ 340 printed pages.
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