Kidnapped, being the Memoirs of David Balfour in the Year 1751, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Rare first edition, first state of Kidnapped. With ‘business’ for ‘pleasure on p.40, line 11,; ‘nine o’clock’ for ‘twelve’ on p.64; ‘long islands’ for ”island’ on p.101; 17 pages of ads at the rear with dates 5G.4.86 and 5B.4.86 – Prideaux 47-48. Original russet cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Lean to the book. Lightly darkened spine with little wear to the spine ends. Dulling to the boards. Black clean end papers. Folding map attached with tear along the folds. Generally clean contents with some finger marks within the text. 8vo 311 pp with 17 pages of advertisements at the rear.
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